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Ploughman

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Santa Fe National Cemetery, New Mexico
 


in a barren field
row upon row of headstones—
the ploughman ploughs deep

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Leaning

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Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


among the tombstones
a leaning memorial—
too many winters

 
 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Dust

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Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


among the tombstones
seeking immortality—
dust clings to my feet

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Carpe Diem: “Immortality”

Ancestors

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Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


among the tombstones
walking with the ancestors
on this sacred day

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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More Carpe Diem: “Ancestors”

Tombstones

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Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


among the tombstones
remembering all loved ones
on this sacred day

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Helpful

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Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


in a desert land
dust whirling round the tombstones
morning, noon and night—
how helpful to remember
the same end awaits us all

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Blue Monday
 
More Carpe Diem: “Helpful”
 
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