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Mission San Juan Capistrano, Southern California

one glimpse of summer—
just beyond the courtyard fence
the fading blossoms

Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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shedding summer skin
willow floats downstream
reflecting season’s end*

a fading chrysanthemum
takes up the lamentation

*Haiku by Maggie Grace of “Falling into Me”
Final two lines © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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