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Dread

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A ruined stone wall overlooks Willow Lake, Prescott, Arizona.
  


Rattler whom I dread,
will you strike me as I walk
among the ruins?

  
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Blue Monday: Hammer

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A worker wields a hammer in this detail from a mural, Prescott Public Library, Prescott, Arizona.
 


The hammer comes down with a crash!
Watch out, worker, and do not smash
Your fingers or toes,
For everyone knows
You can’t buy replacements with cash.
 
Photo and limerick © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Macro Monday 2: Footprint

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A simulated dinosaur footprint, Prescott Public Library, Prescott, Arizona.
 
 
Photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
MACRO MONDAY 2
 
 
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Ruby Tuesday Too: Coyote

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A coyote stalks its prey in this detail from a mural, Prescott Public Library, Prescott, Arizona.
 
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Macro Monday 2: Memorial Bench

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A memorial bench catches the last light of day at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Prescott, Arizona.
 
Photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
MACRO MONDAY 2
 
 
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Burro

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Detail from a painting, Prescott Public Library, Prescott, Arizona
 


An old man and his burro
Are heading for the hills.
They hope to find some nuggets
Among the rocks and rills,
Some nuggets gold and gleaming
To make the old man rich.
The burro doesn’t care much—
He’d rather balk and bitch.

  
Photo and poem © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Deadly

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Detail from a mural, Prescott Public Library, Prescott, Arizona
 


Shadows cannot dull a deadly blade.

 
Photo and text © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Blue Monday: Trail Marker

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Trail marker at Willow Lake, Prescott, Arizona
 


Off we go on the mile-high trail,
Off we go with a shout!
Following signs marking the way,
We know what we’re about.
 
Perhaps we will glimpse a hobbit,
Or maybe soaring hawks—
These are the hopes that sustain us
On long and winding walks.

 
Poem and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
 

Writing

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A man sits at a picnic table, perhaps writing poetry, in the courthouse square, Prescott, Arizona
 


The writing man—who is he?

 
 
Text and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Coyote

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Detail from a mural, Prescott Public Library, Prescott, Arizona
 


Coyote couldn’t care less
About the crimson blooms,
Because he’s stalking field mice
Cowering in their rooms.
 
If he should see a flower,
Coyote passes by;
His single-minded passion
Is making mince-mice pie!

 
Poem and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Flowers”