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Ancestors

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Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


among the tombstones
walking with the ancestors
on this sacred day

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Tombstones

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Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


among the tombstones
remembering all loved ones
on this sacred day

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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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.
 
~~ ~~ ~~


Will 2015’s path be marked clearly?

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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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
 
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Trio

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liberated leaves
falling to the forest floor—
first frost of autumn
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
muddy from the storm—
sacred threads and marigolds
in the temple court
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
deep in the forest
vicious creatures slavering
for a taste of blood

 
© 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher

 
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Grove

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Pine “candles,” Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, Northern Arizona
 


on the mountain peak
a sacred grove of pine trees—
twigs of reason snap

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Riddles

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Low-lying woodland near Cache la Poudre River, Fort Collins, Colorado
 
my little green lawn
dreams about the pampas grass
I dream of the stars*


even woodland water pools
are filled with sacred riddles

*Opening gambit by JazzBumpa of Retirement Pastels
 
Final two lines and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Storm

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Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Southern Arizona
 


sacred thundering
first storm in the wilderness
music of the gods

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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