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Cluster

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Colorful aspen leaves, Lockett Meadow Campground, Coconino National Forest near Flagstaff, Arizona, autumn 2016
 


faith along the way—
a cluster of yellow leaves
guiding her footsteps

 
 
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Faith”

Guide

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Mid-December rainbow, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


last autumn rainbow
guiding my stumbling steps home—
wind shifts to the east

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon

Signs

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Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


Signs that tell a tale
refresh the pilgrim’s footsteps
on her long journey.

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Shift

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An April rainbow, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


first rainbow of spring
guiding my footsteps toward home—
wind shifts to the east

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Home”

Sign

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Macro sign, Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


Even a small sign
can guide a pilgrim’s footsteps
on the homeward way.

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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More Haiku Horizons: “Sign”

Barren

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Dead Indigo Bush, snapped with an iPhone, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


wandering pilgrim
in a land of no grasses—
her barren footsteps
~~ ~~ ~~
Even barren lands reveal their beauty.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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More Carpe Diem: “Miscanthus (Grass)”

Coolness

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A courtyard fountain in Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village, Sedona, Arizona
 


sizzling afternoons
she seeks the fountain’s coolness—
her dusty footsteps

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

Heartsong

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Tile from a mosaic, at Fábrica La Aurora, , San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México, February 2014
 


Pilgrim on the way,
hearing an ancient heartsong,
quickens her footsteps.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More I Heart Macro at Shine the Divine
 
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Following

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Yuma Conservation Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


following footsteps
erased by wilderness streams—
way of the Spirit

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2
 
More Carpe Diem: “The Way of St. James”