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Weird Couplets for Ending the Year

Reasonable weather will come, and it will go.
Why weather does the things it does, who can ever know?
What’s the point of running when running’s such a pain?
By running from your problems, what do you hope to gain?
A newborn calf and camel are nuzzling the same cow.
Despite its humpy little back the desert beast knows how.
A legion of angels, if I should insist,
Will stay by my side until they’re dismissed.
I have no interest, darling, in dragging out this year.
It’s almost gone—good riddance! Do I make that clear?


Poem © 2019 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Arizona church interior, decorated for Christmas

Go straight down the stairs,
then turn right, where you will find
a newborn baby.
~~ ~~ ~~

No darkness can overcome the light.

Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Sandy wash, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
river stones
caressed by flowing water
pale moon shines*

even the sands remember
how they were once newborn stars

*Haiku by Becca Givens
Final two lines and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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