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Bed

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Kuan Yin Temple, Chinatown, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
 


In the temple court
a tub to house the lotus—
the homeless man weeps,
remembering his own bed
behind the big blue dumpster.

 
 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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More Carpe Diem: “Lotus”

Lighthouse

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Diamond Head Lighthouse, Honolulu, Hawaii
 


intrepid sailors
keeping their eyes on the light
fair weather or foul
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
lighting the way for all seafarers

 
Text © 2015 and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Lotus

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Kuan Yin Temple, Chinatown, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
 


in the temple court
a tub to house the lotus—
the homeless man weeps


the mourning dove approaches
a wing wipes his tears away
(Janie Adcock, I Got Nothing)
 
lotus opens
blossom fills
homeless’ bowl
(Cheryl-Lynn Roberts, Tournesol dans du Jardin)

 
 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Ruby Tuesday Too
 
More Carpe Diem: “Lotus”

Marketplace

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Chinatown market, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
 


in the marketplace
something sweet and savory
for a new year’s treat

 
 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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