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Haiku My Heart, Hosting for Rebecca: Birdsong

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Backyard shrine, Los Algodones, Baja California Norte, México.
 


Near a backyard shrine
a wise and gentle woman
learns the songs of birds.

 
Haiku © 2018 and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Ruby Tuesday Too: Guardian

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La Virgen de Guadalupe at a wayside shrine, Ajo, Arizona.
 
Photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Shrine

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La Virgen de Guadalupe on a shadowy wall, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


At a wayside shrine
a weary mother pauses,
hoping to find strength.

 
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Hush

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Virgin of Guadalupe by artist Anado McLauchlin, La Cieneguita, Guanajuato, México
 


at the backyard shrine
even the crows hold their tongues—
hush of holiness

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Shrine

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Shrine to La Virgen de Guadalupe (chicken wire to prevent birds from nesting), Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


A little blue shrine
Is guarding the grave;
It stands as a sign
Of hope that all crave.

 
 
Poem and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Blue Monday

Festive

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Japanese Friendship Garden, Phoenix, Arizona
 


In festive garments
they tell again the old tales
at the woodland shrine.

 
Haiku and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Solitude

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Wayside shrine, Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México


At the wayside shrines
those pursuing solitude
calm their restless souls.

Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher

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Shrine

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Remains of a dead Desert Willow (Chilopsis linearis), Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


stripped of every leaf
willow in the wilderness—
desolation’s shrine

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Hopeful

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La Virgen de Guadalupe at a wayside shrine, Ajo, Arizona
 


ever-hopeful ones
stumbling to the wayside shrines—
great expectations

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Haiku Heights: “Expectation”

Quietude

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Backyard shrine, Los Algodones, Baja California Norte, México
 


pure honey of grace
in the daily quietude
of a backyard shrine

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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