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Lone

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Indigo bush, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Lone indigo bush—
not even a mourning dove
clings to its branches.

 
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Windless

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Indigo bush blossoms, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


a windless morning
no movement among blossoms
littering the ground

 
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Movement”

Doves

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A leafless indigo bush, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
  


How many doves leave
songs in the indigo bush
before winter ends?

  
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Sky

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Through the leafless branches of an Indigo Bush, the Sonoran Desert sky in southern Arizona shows traces of deep blue.
 


first week of the year—
a glimpse through barren branches
of a fertile sky

 
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Unpunctuated

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Indigo Bush (Psorothamnus fremontii), Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


in tangled places
stories tumble line by line
unpunctuated
 
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Within the shadows great surprises hide.

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Part

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Indigo Bush (Psorothamnus fremontii), Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Between leaf and twig
there can be no compromise—
each plays its own part.

 
Poem © 2016 and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Compromise”

Glimpse

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Sunrise in May, seen through the branches of an indigo bush (Psorothamnus fremontii) , Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 
 


through tangled branches
a glimpse of the homeward way—
her heart skips a beat

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Walk

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Indigo Bush (Psorothamnus fremontii), Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


first walk of springtime—
hoping thunderheads will form
to freshen the earth

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Burning

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Sunrise with Indigo bush in the foreground, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


early spring sunrise—
even the indigo bush
seems to be burning

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Cocoons

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Indigo bush frames a desolate winter landscape, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


deepening winter
butterflies in their cocoons
longing to break free

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher