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Walk

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Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


A small wooden bridge—
first, we walk through the shadows,
then into the light.

 
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 

 

Broken

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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


In broken shadows, many secrets lie.

 
 
Text and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Forbidding

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Curtain tassels
 


Bright tassels hang in forbidding shadows.

 
Text and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Many

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Apache County, Northern Arizona
 


Way too many shadows to count…

 
 
Text and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Garden

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San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


her rooftop garden
where even shadows ripen
to a rare sweetness

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New shadows growing in rooftop pots…

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

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August afternoon clouds and shadows, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


sizzling afternoon—
hidden by thorn tree shadows
one small white dove sings

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Bougainvillea

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Bougainvillea at first light of day, Southern Arizona
 


bougainvillea
waiting for the gardener
to tie up loose ends
 
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Early morning shadows delight the soul.

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Raking

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Old hay rake, Yuma Conservation Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


Now raking shadows instead of hay…

 
Text © 2016 and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Subtle

Anado's house
 
Home of artist Anado McLauchlin, Cieneguita, Guanajuato, México
 


Subtle shadows play hide-and-seek…

 
Text © 2016 and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Downplay

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Discarded materials from a construction site gathering evening shadows, Southern Arizona
 
 


In a box of castoff wood,
Shadows do what shadows should:
Downplay darkness, accent light,
Making all the world seem right.
 
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Shadows find homes in strange places.

 
 
Text and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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