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Finery

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Shrine to the Virgin of Guadalupe, high on the corner of a house, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México
 


cusp of the new year—
her holiday finery
resplendent with hope

 
Haiku and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Fruit

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La Virgen Maria, artist unknown, Museo Zacatecano Zacatecas, México
 


fruit of prophecy—
a virgin bears a baby
barn straw scents the night

 
Haiku © 2015 and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Retreat

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Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, Larry Frank Collection at the New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe
 


Even the glaciers
retreat when the Virgin sighs—
owls blink in wonder.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Carpe Diem: “Glacier”
 
More Haiku My Heart & Twelve Days of Mary, Day 12, at Recuerda Mi Corazon

Foretold

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La Virgen Maria, artist unknown, Museo Zacatecano Zacatecas, México
 


As it was foretold,
a Virgin bears a baby—
jasmine scents the night.

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Ruby Tuesday Too
 
More Carpe Diem: “Prophecy”
 
More A Virgin a Day at Recuerda Mi Corazon

Good News

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Our Lady of Guadalupe Mission, Yuma, Arizona
 


Peasant meets Virgin,
then runs to tell the whole world
the blessed good news.

 
Read the Story: “Saint Juan Diego and Our Lady”
 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Ruby Tuesday 2
 
More Carpe Diem: “The World”
 
More Mornings with Mary at Recuerda Mi Corazon

Graces

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Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, 17th century, Museo Zacatecano Zacatecas, México
 


from the Virgin’s hand
a tsunami of graces
for sinners in need

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Blue Monday
 
More The April Heights 2013: “Tsunami”
 
More Mornings with Mary at Recuerda Mi Corazon