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Wailing

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One of many ancient ruins at Wupatki National Monument, Northern Arizona
 


beyond the ruins
meeting place of earth and sky
a woman wailing

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

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Earth Mother garden feature, Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


season by season
earth mother calling forth fruit—
fertility’s ring

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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More Haiku Horizons: “Ring”

Spent

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Fallen blossoms carpet the ground under a Palo verde tree, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


ghosts of passing spring—
spent palo verde blossoms
littering the earth

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Carpe Diem: “Ghost”
 
More Carpe Diem: “Passing of Spring”

Table

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Fallen fruit, Yuma Quartermaster Depot, Yuma, Arizona
 


waiting to be found
wisdom lingers on the earth—
a laden table

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Macro Monday 2
 
More Carpe Diem #392
 
More I Heart Macro at Shine the Divine

Stitching

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Brittlebush in December, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Carpe Diem Haiga Festival #1

Numinous

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Sundown, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona


ordinary earth
scintillates as numinous—
dusky winter light

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Carpe Diem: “Sacred Earth”

Gracefully

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Ironwood tree Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 
 
the soul drenched in love
seeks nothing, gives everything
finds Buddha within*


even the desert dancers
bow gracefully to the earth

*5-7-5 by Atreyee @ Zebra Crossing
 
Final two lines © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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More Carpe Diem Tan Renga: “The Soul Drenched in Love”

Garden

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Carving on a gravestone, Southern Arizona
 


flourishing garden
hanging between earth and sky
fruits of grace and faith

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Macro Monday 2
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2
 
More Carpe Diem: “Hanging Gardens of Babylon”
 
More I Heart Macro at Shine the Divine