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Blossoms of a Palo verde tree at sunrise, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona

crowd of well-wishers
waiting for me at sunrise—
ten thousand blossoms

Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
More Macro Monday 2
More Carpe Diem’s Time Glass: “Sunrise”


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Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, Southern Arizona

on the shortcut path
ten thousand shifting shadows
rushing at my feet

Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
More Carpe Diem: “Buson’s ‘On the Shortcut Path'”


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Pool in woodlands near Cache la Poudre River, Fort Collins, Colorado
by the shallow pond
reflection drawing northern fowl
a warm sun shimmers*

hiding the stars in their wings
ten thousand migrating geese

*Opening gambit by Joanne Moceri-Taveira of 4JOY
Final two lines and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
More Shadow Shot Sunday 2
More Carpe Diem Tan Renga: “By the Shallow Pond”
More Postcards from Paradise at Recuerda Mi Corazon