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Nests

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San Francisco, California
 


Urban wilderness—
high above the teeming streets
sparrows build snug nests.

 
Haiku © 2018 and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More SkyWatch Friday
 
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Wilderness”

After

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Deserted sidewalk café, Sedona, Arizona
 


after the party
not even a single crumb
for hungry sparrows

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More Ruby Tuesday Too
 
More Poetry Pantry #293
 
More Sunday Scribblings 2: “Party”

Tidings

Just before Christmas
View through a church window in Southern Arizona
 


holiday tidings—
the shrieks of startled sparrows
beyond the window

 
Haiku © 2015 and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Pantry

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Desert Buckthorn (Ceanothus greggii), Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas
 


wilderness pantry—
on scarlet buckthorn berries
hungry sparrows feed

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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More Carpe Diem: “Spearflower”

After

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Deserted sidewalk café, Sedona, Arizona
 


after the party
not even crumbs for sparrows
or sprinkles for ants

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Ruby Tuesday Too
 
More Haiku Horizons: “Party”

Sparrows

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Desert Globe Mallow, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


to the last blossom
sparrows trill an empty song—
west wind scatters notes

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Carpe Diem: “Sparrows”
 
More Haiku Horizons: “Empty”
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon