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Twilight

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Organ pipe cactus (Stenocereus thurberi) blossom, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Not a breath of wind
ruffles the cactus blossom
at the twilight hour.

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Remembering

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Globe Mallow, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


November’s last day—
remembering blossoms past
and one hour of rain

 
Haiku © 2015 and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Shifting

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Blossoms of a small barrel cactus, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


lasting but an hour—
a nest of fragile blossoms
built in shifting sand

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Filled

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Prickly Poppy (Argemone pleiacantha), Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


empty sky
filled with one poppy
for an hour

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Blooming

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Rare September blossoms, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


Why are you grieving?
The time of blooming has come,
if but for one hour.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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