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Caw

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Barrel cactus made plump by winter rains in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
  


On the sharpest spine
of an old barrel cactus
a crow leaves its caw.

  
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Cups

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Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


folded by strong winds
creased again by driving rains—
origami cups

 

Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Ocotillo

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Ocotillo, greening after winter rains, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


After winter rains,
even the ocotillo
seems to sing for joy.

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Dust

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Wupatki National Monument, Northern Arizona
 


wilderness grasses
waiting for the winter rains—
a dust cloud ripens

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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