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Northern Arizona

Having spent itself,
the wind settles in the grass
for a lengthy nap.

Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
More Haiku Horizons: “Wind”
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On the shore of Lake Skinner, Winchester, California

Even the spent weeds,
women with delicate feet,
rustle as you pass.

Haiku © 2015 and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher


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Fallen blossoms carpet the ground under a Palo verde tree, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona

ghosts of passing spring—
spent palo verde blossoms
littering the earth

Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
More Carpe Diem: “Ghost”
More Carpe Diem: “Passing of Spring”