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Feeding

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Flugelhorn player, Village Jazz Series, Yuma, Arizona
 


the jazz musician—
morsels from his flugelhorn
feeding hungry souls

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Food”
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon

Daydreams

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Koi pond, Japanese Friendship Garden, Phoenix, Arizona
 


in the garden pond
daydreams on the backs of koi
soothing weary souls

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More SkyWatch Friday
 
More Wednesday Waters #12
 
More Carpe Diem: “Daydreaming”

Overgrown

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Wilderness area, Orange County, California
 


Overgrown with brush,
an ancient road still beckons
adventurous souls.

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More SkyWatch Friday
 
More Carpe Diem: “Ancient Road”
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon

Piping

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Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


how barren places
piping a thin green music
restore thirsty souls

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Carpe Diem: “Freestyle Haiku”

Within the Temple

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within the temple
welcoming the feast of light—
three gaunt souls at dawn
 
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within the temple
bones of old saints decompose
crumbling to dust
 
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Within the temple
vile things gather to gibber
at the Holy One.

 
© 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Three Word Wednesday: “Gaunt, Decompose, Vile”

Scrap

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Aztec Ruins, Aztec, New Mexico
 


a scrap of wisdom
nestling in the ruined walls—
pilgrim souls rejoice

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2
 
More Haiku Horizons: “Scrap”
 
More Carpe Diem: “Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela”

Bench

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Bench in a small park, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


bench along the way—
peregrine pilgrims pausing
to refresh their souls

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2

Comfort

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Our Lady of Guadalupe Mission, Yuma, Arizona
 


In Lady Mary
downtrodden souls find comfort—
devils gnash their teeth.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Ruby Tuesday 2
 
More Carpe Diem: “The Devil”
 
More Mornings with Mary at Recuerda Mi Corazon