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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.

 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Light Show

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On a winter morning the sun rises in Wellton, Arizona.
 


winter pilgrimage—
walking away from darkness
and into the light

 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher

 
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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.

 
 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Hope

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Festive decorations on a Christmas tree in a Yuma County, Arizona church inspire hope.
 


Near the Christmas tree
one child hopes for an iPhone,
one for joy and peace.

 
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Tidings

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A church in Wellton, Arizona is decorated for Christmas.
 

On long winter nights
a light pierces the darkness—
tidings of great joy!

 
 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Tranquility

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Jardín Juárez, a pocket-sized garden, is tucked away in a corner of Zacatecas, México.
 
 

A silent fountain,
ten thousand shadows blooming—
who could wish for more?


Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Haunted


Owls often roost by day in this tangled palo verde tree in Yuma County, Arizona.
 


After Thanksgiving,
I visit places haunted
by the desert owls.

 
 
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Curtains

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Morning light washes over a hillside home in Zacatecas, Mexico.
 
  
Photo watermarked by Photobucket, because I refused to pay for image hosting, which used to be free!

 


Behind white curtains
the young lieutenant’s widow
salts her tea with tears.

 
 
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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.

 
 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Ablaze

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Autumn colors blaze along the Animas River near Cedar Hill, San Juan County, New Mexico.
 


Autumn by autumn
the riverine cottonwoods
set themselves ablaze.

 
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