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Scrubbed

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The Sonoran Desert in Southern Arizona is often scrubbed of tracks, both animal and human, by strong winds.
 


Wind, relentless wind,
keeps erasing my footprints
behind and before.

 
Haiku and photo © by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Sunset

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A December sunset dances through the sky of the Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona.
 


As they cook supper,
no one in the homeless camp
admires the sunset.

 
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Lullaby

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Sunset in the Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona.
 


To the setting sun
a dove sings a lullaby
she has learned by heart.

 
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Ruby Tuesday Too: Sunrise

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Sunrise in the Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona.
 
 
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Macro Monday 2: Desert Blossom

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A prickly poppy adds a bit of color to the landscape, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona.
 
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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Tangled

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The tangled branches of a palo verde tree, greet visitors to the Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona.
 
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Blue Monday: Smidgen of Blue

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Clouds cover nearly all the sky in the Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona.
 


Only a smidgen of blue
Peeps through the clouds; wouldn’t you
Be pleased to see more?
That’s what we’re here for:
To honor the most brilliant hue!
 
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Wind

Wilderness way
Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona.
 


In the wilderness
wind keeps erasing the path
I plan to follow.

 
Haiku © 2018 and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Presence

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Daybreak in the Sonoran Desert, Yuma County, Arizona.
 


October morning—
an owl that no one can see
makes its presence known.

 
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Owl

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A great horned owl perches in a palo verde tree in the Sonoran Desert, Yuma County, Arizona.
 


One morning an owl in a tree
Appeared to be staring at me,
Or maybe he glared;
It’s not that I cared,
It’s just what owls do, don’t you see?

 
Limerick and photo © 2018 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
  
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