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Ordinary

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A duck pauses for a rest at Yuma Conservation Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


An ordinary duck
On an ordinary day
Doing ordinary things
In an ordinary way.
 
But take another look
At that ordinary duck:
I think it’s quite amazing
That he’s not built like a truck!

 
Poem and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Seeking the Extraordinary in the Ordinary”

Rope

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Rope on a horse-drawn wagon, Yuma Quartermaster Depot, Yuma, Arizona
 


ordinary rope
tying loose ends together
in a sacred knot

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Macro Monday 2
 
More Carpe Diem: “Sacred Rope”

Glow

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Morning glow, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona


ordinary earth
basking in a twilight glow
holy is its name

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Our World Tuesday
 
More Carpe Diem: “Sacred Earth”

Numinous

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Sundown, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona


ordinary earth
scintillates as numinous—
dusky winter light

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Carpe Diem: “Sacred Earth”

Swish of Holiness

Diego sweeping in Jardin de las Rosas
Jardín de las Rosas, Morelia, Michoacán, México
 


ordinary task
sweeping Friday night’s debris
swish of holiness

 
Text and photo © 2012 and 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon
 
More Straight Out of the Camera Sunday
 
More Haiku Horizons: “Sweep”
 
More Haiku Heights: “Ordinary”
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2