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Clean

Fence and fierce sky
Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


passing thunderstorm
scrubbing each strand of the fence
clean for New Year’s Day

 
Haiku © 2015 and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Potter’s Field

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Afternoon shadows lengthen in the potter’s field, Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


in the potter’s field
far from any beach or strand—
a widow’s keening

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More SkyWatch Friday
 
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2
 
More Carpe Diem #446: “Beach”

Absent

One thin strand

Discarded barbed wire, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


rusting barbed-wire strand
snaking through the wilderness—
an absent fence post

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Friday’s Fences #102
 
More Carpe Diem: “Fence”