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Keening

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Wellton Memorial Cemetery, Wellton, Arizona
 


three sighs to sundown
and the full pink moon’s blooming—
cemetery blues
the keening of doves at dusk
and on the cusp of morning

 
Text © 2015 and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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December Whirl

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~~ 1 ~~
 
birth of her firstborn
on this silent, holy night—
the pale young mother
 
~~ 2 ~~
 
a young mother’s sigh
consolation of cattle
two roosters chime in
 
~~ 3 ~~
 
the new arrival
a stray dog from the village
sniffing at the child
 
~~ 4 ~~
 
Laughing villagers,
oblivious to the child,
stumble to their homes.
 
~~ 5 ~~
 
(alone)
 
~~ 6 ~~
 
(scar)
 
~~ 7 ~~
 
(ingest)

 
© 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Petitions

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Prayer flags in Sedona, Arizona
 


not a sigh of wind
even humble petitions
tumbling to the ground

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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