Blog Archives

Playing

 photo DSC_0245_zpsxqgmzzgj.jpg
An artist’s rendering of a street scene after the catastrophic 2010 earthquake in Haiti. The painting hangs in a church in Southern Arizona.
 


playing in the street
even after the earth shifts—
a boy in blue shoes

 

Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More Blue Monday
 
More Haiku Horizons: “Shift”

Note

Skyline.2
 

San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


a birthday party
in the street behind the wall—
one thin note of grief

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Birthdays”

Mask

Masked girl mural photo DSC_0024_zpsniik1fw3.jpg
Section of a mural in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


Jerry Kilbride’s haiku about a wheelchair child inspires me to write a new haiku about a child in a mask:

 

the wheelchair child
reaches for bubbles
she just blew

 
~~ ~~ ~~
 


With her magic mask,
a girl sees fiery comets
whooshing through the streets.

 
Haiku in bold and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Ruby Tuesday Too
 
More Our World Tuesday
 
More Carpe Diem: “Inspired by Jerry Kilbride”

Padlock

 photo bd5dfc1e-8f3a-4e11-9c46-3209c198e73b_zpsxt3ptzly.jpg
 
Securely locked door, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


padlock on the door
shutting me out for the night—
my bedroom the street

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Macro Monday 2
 
More Carpe Diem: “Inspired by Kikaku”

Lagoons

 photo redbluebuildingPuertoNuevo_zps52d2c6e7.jpg
Puerto Nuevo, Baja California Norte, Mexico
 


on a street in Perm
or some street in Mexico—
lagoons of romance

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Blue Monday
 
More Ruby Tuesday Too
 
More Carpe Diem: “Perm”