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A red leaf among pine debris, Lockett Meadow Campground, Coconino National Forest near Flagstaff, Arizona, autumn 2016
 


On the forest floor
even hidden spaces hold
both darkness and light.

 
Photo and haiku © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More Macro Monday 2
 
More Ruby Tuesday Too
 
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Space”

Threading

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Teddy Bear Cholla (Cylindropuntia bigelovii), Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


threading her way
through the cactus needles
hidden spider

 
Haiku and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Thread

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Saguaro cactus at dawn, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


October morning
barely enough light to thread
saguaro needles

 
Haiku and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Pierced

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Pine tree, Japanese Friendship Garden, Phoenix, Arizona
 


hidden from all eyes
one snowflake pierced by needles
of the ancient pine

 
~~ ~~ ~~
 

Imagine snow nestling among the needles.

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Six-Word Saturday
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2
 
More Carpe Diem: “First Snow”

Needles

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Cholla cactus, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


among the cacti
not even one carnation
to blunt the needles

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Carpe Diem: “Large Pink (Carnation)”