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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”


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”