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Starlight

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Christmas tree decorations in a Yuma County, Arizona church
 


Where is the starlight
to keep my feet from stumbling
on the long way home?

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Stumbling

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One of many ancient ruins at Wupatki National Monument, Northern Arizona
 


stumbling over stones
left so many springs ago
no one knows the tale

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Buddha

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November sunset, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 
the Buddha himself
did not start enlightened
he walked the path*


stumbling through the dark valleys
welcoming glimpses of light

*Opening gambit by Cathy Tenzo of Haiku Plate Special
 
Final two lines and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Prayer

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Our Lady of Guadalupe Mission, Yuma, Arizona
 


From all crooked ways
that would lure me from the light,
keep my stumbling feet.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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