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Drink

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November morning glory, Riverside County, California
 


on my daybreak walk
a drink of wayside color—
these morning glories

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Daylight

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Wayside wildflower, Northern Arizona
 


essence of daylight
nestled in fragile petals
and serrated leaves

 
 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Wildflowers

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Desert sand verbena, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


soon to be laid waste
by summer’s relentless heat—
wayside wildflowers

 
Text and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Inn

Sonoran sunrise

Sunrise, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


At a wayside inn
pilgrims in the wilderness
bathe in holy fire.
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
Their ablutions done,
pilgrims in shining robes stand
a little taller.

 
Haiku © 2015 and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Midweek Motif: “Fire”
 
More Carpe Diem: “A Little Taller”

Bending

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Unicorn Plant (Proboscidea althaeifolia), Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


these wayside flowers
bending toward a shadowed stone—
Cassatt dips her brush

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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More Carpe Diem: “Inspired by a Photograph”

Hopeful

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La Virgen de Guadalupe at a wayside shrine, Ajo, Arizona
 


ever-hopeful ones
stumbling to the wayside shrines—
great expectations

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Haiku Heights: “Expectation”

Leaning

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Virgen de San Juan de los Lagos at a wayside shrine, Ajo, Arizona
 


at a wayside shrine
a dozen weary pilgrims
leaning into grace

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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