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Presence

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Daybreak in the Sonoran Desert, Yuma County, Arizona.
 


October morning—
an owl that no one can see
makes its presence known.

 
Haiku and photo © 2018 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Haiku My Heart, Hosting for Rebecca: Healing

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A wounded cactus begins to heal in a Phoenix, Arizona backyard.
 


To all wounded things
blackbird sings a healing song—
new growth soon appears.

 
Haiku and photo © 2018 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Balance

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Sunflower in an irrigated field, Southern Arizona
 


delicate balance—
halfway between earth and sky
a sunflower blooms

 
Haiku © 2018 and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Pathways

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Sonoran Desert, Maricopa County, Arizona
 


Ten thousand pathways
winding through the wilderness—
which one should I take?

 
Haiku © 2018 and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Finding

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Sunset in a smoke-filled sky, Southern Arizona
 


just before sunset
finding the young me I lost
sixty years ago

 
Haiku © 2018 and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 

Fly

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


What if the mountain
were to fly south without you,
blackbird on the wing?

 
Haiku and photo © 2018 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Haiku My Heart: Hosting Today for Rebecca

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Wayside shrine honoring the Virgin of Guadalupe, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México.
 


seven little shrines
reviving weary pilgrims—
honey on the way

 
Haiku © 2018 and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Where

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Pacific Ocean yards away from the U.S.-Mexico Border, Border Field State Park, Southern California
 


Where are the children?
Why does the sea seem to weep
this summer morning?

 
Haiku © 2018 and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Carcass

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The earth reclaims an old pickup near Dayton, Washington.
 


While one blackbird sings,
a pickup’s rusting carcass
slumps beside the road.

 
Haiku and photo © 2018 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Cooing

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Palo verde tree in bloom at Yuma Conservation Garden, Yuma, Arizona.
 


among the blossoms
a hidden dove starts cooing—
distant mountains quake

 
Haiku and photo © 2018 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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