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Planting

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Afternoon shadows lengthen in the potter’s field, Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


in the potter’s field
far from any beach or strand—
a widow’s keening
after they plow a furrow
and plant her husband as seed

 
Tanka © 2015 and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Chat

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Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


ten years underground—
still her husband comes each day
for a friendly chat

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Underground

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Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


ten years underground—
still her husband comes from home
for their weekly chat

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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