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Song

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A fallen aspen tree, Lockett Meadow Campground, Coconino National Forest, Arizona
 

autumn afternoon—
even the shattered aspen
releases a song

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Shattered

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In the foreground, a dead saguaro cactus; in the background, a palo verde tree, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Even shattered things
still cradle wondrous music
deep within their bones.

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Past

Christmas past

Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


no twinkling
from the shattered bulb—
Christmas past

 
Haiku © 2015 and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Pine

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Shattered pine tree, Valles Caldera National Preserve, northern New Mexico
 


its broken old bones
hosting ten thousand vermin—
lonely mountain pine

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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