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Mangos

Talavera y Mangos by “Algosa” (Alberto Gomez Sanchez), Barrio del Artista, Puebla, Puebla, México.
 
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In my winter dream
I see a plate of mangos,
juicy, ripe and sweet.

 
 
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Pond

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The pond at Yuma Conservation Garden, Yuma, Arizona reflects trees growing at its edges.
 


Morning by morning
a blackbird comes to the pond
to drink and then sing.

 
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No Tongues

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Cacti and a palo verde tree cast shadows in a courtyard of Mission San Xavier del Bac, Tucson, Arizona.
 


Winter afternoon—
they have no tongues, these shadows,
yet their speech is clear.

 
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Beyond

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Cattle Track Arts Compound, Scottsdale, Arizona contains some interesting buildings.
 


Beyond my courtyard
I sense the distant mountains
waiting for fresh snow.

 
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Old Story

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A stained glass window depicts the Nativity at Sacred Heart Church, Farmington, New Mexico.
 


On this New Year’s Day,
I recall an old story
of a baby’s birth.

 
 
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Conundrum

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A windmill stands still on a windless December day at Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden , Yuma, Arizona.
 


Autumn conundrum:
How many clouds does it take
to spin a windmill?

 
 
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Secrets

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A palo verde tree towers over a dry wash in Yuma County, Arizona.
 


Autumn afternoon—
an old tree full of secrets
keeps them to itself.

 
 
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Fresh

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A newly built birdhouse is partially shaded by trees at Yuma Conservation Garden, Yuma, Arizona.
 


Sparkling clean and fresh,
a wooden birdhouse awaits
its first long-term guest.

 
 
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Where and Why

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The Pacific Ocean reaches shore yards away from the U.S.-Mexico Border at Border Field State Park, California.
 


Where are the children?
Why does the sea seem to weep
as autumn draws near?

 
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Consolation

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Bougainvillea blossoms brighten a house wall in Wellton, Arizona.
 


my consolation
in times of desolation—
bountiful blossoms

 
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