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Clinging

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Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


no consoling dew
for the desiccated things
clinging to the wind

 

Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Carpe Diem: “Solace/Consolation”

Hoarding

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Saguaro cactus, Sonoran Desert, Maricopa County, Arizona
 


saguaro cactus—
the desert’s water-bearer
hoarding precious dew

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More SkyWatch Friday
 
More Carpe Diem: “Aquarius”

Dew

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Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


in my broken bowl
gathering droplets of dew
morning by morning

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Carpe Diem: “Morning Dew”

Dew

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Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Dew from the mountain
does not dampen desert dust—
still the white bird sings.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Haiku Heights: “Dew”

Harvest

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Lost feather, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 
 
morning shimmer
dew frosting on furze
a single leaf falls*


remnant of a hawk harvest
litters the wilderness path

*Haiku by Björn Rudberg
 
Final two lines and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Macro Monday 2
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2
 
More I Heart Macro at Shine the Divine
 
More Carpe Diem Tan Renga: “By the Garden Path”

Neither

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Saguaro cactus, Sonoran Desert, Maricopa County, Arizona
 


Neither dew nor frost
slakes a weary pilgrim’s thirst
in the desert way.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Carpe Diem: “Dew Frost”