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Vigil

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Wellton Memorial Cemetery, Wellton, Arizona
 


unending vigil
long after the funeral—
even wrens join in

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Amen

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Mourning dove, Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


First spring funeral—
after the priest’s final prayer,
a dove coos amen.

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Funeral

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a sedate cortege—
the only child’s funeral
beginning at noon
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
a righteous sendoff—
the little girl’s funeral
after morning rain
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
pathetic mourners
after the child’s funeral
stumbling to their homes

 
© 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Empty

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A desolate playground, Southern Arizona
 


daughter’s empty swing
wind sweeps away her laughter
funeral at 10

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Empty

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Empty swing, Southern Arizona
 


empty swing
no more childish laughter
funeral at 10

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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