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Journey

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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


a three-day journey
with my crooked walking stick—
the distant mountains

 
Haiku and photo © 2018 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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End

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Wellton Memorial Cemetery, Wellton, Arizona
 


at her journey’s end
a simple decoration
for the pilgrim’s grave

 
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
   
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Flight

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Virgin of Guadalupe on a headstone, Wellton Memorial Cemetery, Wellton, Arizona
 


At the journey’s end
one more weary soul takes flight—
autumn turns to ash.

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Signs

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Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


Signs that tell a tale
refresh the pilgrim’s footsteps
on her long journey.

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Beginning

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A door in Zacatecas, México
 


The dreamer’s front door
opens of its own accord—
a journey begins.

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Discarding

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Remains of a discarded shoe, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 
 


the longest journey—
discarding her worn-out shoes
so she can move on

 
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out of one life, into another…

 
Text and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Distant

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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


the distant mountains—
even with a walking stick
a three-days’ journey

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Miles

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Retired and rusting farm truck, Yuma Conservation Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


How many journeys to market
Did the old yellow truck make?
How many miles of deep potholes?
Tell me: How long did it take?

 
Poem and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Splinters

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Old water wagon with crumbling wheels, Yuma Conservation Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


reading the splinters
of my unfolding journey—
countless miles to go

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Candle

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Memorial candle on a grave, Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


the longest journey—
only a single candle
to light her way home

 
Haiku and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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