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Shot

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Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area, Southern California
 


a quick cell-phone shot
before the sands shift again—
windstorm to the east

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Capturing

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Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area, Southern California
 


his phone camera
capturing the sands before
they shape-shift again

 
Haiku and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Cryptic

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Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


dead trees and no moon—
the cryptic constellations
of the shifting sands

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Fallen

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Blossoms fallen from an Indigo Bush, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


some fallen blossoms
littering the desert sands—
that is all there is

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Tides

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Puerto Nuevo, Baja California Norte, Mexico
 


Though tides ebb and flow,
and wild winds scatter the sands,
still the old stone sings.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Sands

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Sandy wash, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 
 
river stones
caressed by flowing water
pale moon shines*


even the sands remember
how they were once newborn stars

*Haiku by Becca Givens
 
Final two lines and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Symbiosis

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Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


familiar faces—
thirsty roots and barren sands
nuzzling each other

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