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Handshake


The year’s first handshake—
two old friends greet each other
on a busy street.

 
Haiku © 2018 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Secrets

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A young visitor seems to communicate with pigeons near the koi pond, Japanese Friendship Garden, Phoenix, Arizona
 


pigeon whisperer—
the secrets he can murmur
only to his friends

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Teatime

Blue door
San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


Behind the blue door
two friends sip tea together—
the tinkling of spoons.

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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More Haiku Horizons: “Friend”

Madness

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Winter afternoon shadows settle near an ironwood tree, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


waiting for some friends
near a tree that has no leaves—
midwinter madness

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Sunday’s Whirligig #46
 
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News

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Waiting for the Village Jazz Series to begin, Yuma, Arizona
 


on a bench three friends
discussing the evening news—
thermometer falls

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Stroll

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November afternoon shadows, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 

leaving friends behind
to stroll alone through shadows
and wait for the moon

 
Haiku and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Friends

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Two old friends enjoying the Japanese Friendship Garden, Phoenix, Arizona
 


two old friends
waiting for a thunderclap—
studied nonchalance
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
short on time
best friends forever
seize the day

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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More Haiku Horizons: “Short”
 
More Carpe Diem: “Kala Ramesh’s ‘Thunderclap'”