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End

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Wellton Memorial Cemetery, Wellton, Arizona
 


at her journey’s end
a simple decoration
for the pilgrim’s grave

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

Warrior

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Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


holy warrior
doing battle with darkness
at a loved one’s grave

 
 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Visiting

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Joaquin’s grave, Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


weeping her way home—
one more bittersweet morning
visiting his grave

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

Offerings

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Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


after all these years
still decorating her grave
with love offerings

 
 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Shrine

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Shrine to La Virgen de Guadalupe (chicken wire to prevent birds from nesting), Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


A little blue shrine
Is guarding the grave;
It stands as a sign
Of hope that all crave.

 
 
Poem and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Roses

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Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


Their children left blue roses
On their dusty grave
As a sign of gratitude
For the love they gave.

 
Poem and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Yesterday

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A stray bouquet from a desert cemetery, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


a rough departure
from the grave dug yesterday—
tattered silk bouquet

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

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Wellton Memorial Cemetery, Wellton, Arizona
 


his grave at twilight—
leaving a single teardrop
as her offering

 
Haiku and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Stone

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Stone of remembrance atop a headstone, Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


after the dust storm
placing a painted blue stone
on her loved one’s grave

 
Haiku and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Depression

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Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


her deep depression
despite the brilliant blossoms
on her loved one’s grave
 
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Sometimes resurrection seems like a hoax.

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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