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Sorrows

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Juvenile ironwood tree armed with thorns, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
  

the pilgrims’ pathway
littered with thorns and sorrows—
still they stumble on

 
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Equinox

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Sunrise, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 

season by season
wilderness spirits retrace
the ancient pathways

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

After

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Dusk, Saguaro National Park, Tucson, Arizona
 


after last night’s rain
the pathway through the cacti
less sharp than before

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Spines

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Hedgehog cactus in bloom, foreground, March 2016, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


ninety kinds of spines
barring the mountain pathway—
seven miles to go

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Ninety”

Pathway

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Cabrillo National Monument, San Diego, California
 


Far from arrow-straight,
still the sacred pathway leads
to the Spirit’s house.
 
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Will 2015’s path be marked clearly?

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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More Carpe Diem: “Sacred Arrow”

Scoured

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Sonoran Desert, Maricopa County, Arizona
 


forever walking
along an endless pathway
scoured by wind and sun

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Plight

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A shadow-dappled path, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


The immigrants’ plight—
which pathway or road to take
north of the border.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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The Sunday Whirl, Wordle 137: “Road, Border, Plight”

Dusk

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Southern California
 


clutch of spent blossoms
on the long journey toward dusk—
this lonely pathway

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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More Carpe Diem: “Kikusha-Ni’s ‘Dusk'”