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Corn

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Multicolored corn can be seen at Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site, Ganado, Arizona.
 


There will be bread, child,
for the fields are full of corn,
plump and ripe and sweet.

 
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Pilgrimage

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Beyond the courtyard of this house in Wellton, Arizona lies impenetrable darkness.
 


Autumn pilgrimage—
on the pitch-black path my feet
keep going astray.

 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Leaves

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Many desert dwellers visit Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona, Arizona to satisfy their longing for autumn color.
 


First week of autumn—
some leaves beside a streambed
forsake green for red.

 
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Joyful Path

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Tibetan prayer flags flutter near a labyrinth at a church in Phoenix, Arizona.
 


A circular path
where prayer flags and birdsong meet—
my joy is complete.


Photo and haiku © by Magical Mystical Teacher

Contentment

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A labyrinth in Phoenix, Arizona attracts many truth seekers.
 


Summer’s waning days—
in walking a well-worn path,
I find contentment.

 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher

 
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Self-care


lighting a candle—
self-care for body and soul
on the journey home

 
 
 
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Fly

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Mountains dominate portions of the Sonoran Desert in Maricopa County, Arizona.
 


Fly on the mountain,
even from such a distance,
you disturb my peace!

 
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Cactus Wren

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The chapel at Mission San Xavier del Bac, Tucson, Arizona can be seen through a wrought-iron fence.
 


Noisy cactus wren,
can you outshout the church bells
that now stun the air?

 
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Way Station

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The shadow of an ironwood tree offers relief from the heat in Yuma County, Arizona.
 


Desert way station—
I rest in a shady place
before moving on.

 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 


Broken

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A broken-down farm wagon finds its final resting place at Yuma Conservation Garden, Yuma, Arizona.
 


for my journey home
nothing but a broken wheel
and a rasping crow

 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher