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Bench

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Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


bench beside the way
resting place for weary ones
seven miles to go

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Tangled

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Palo verde tree, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 

in tangled places
where no weary foot dares tread—
the scent of danger

 
Haiku and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Ending

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Late summer sunset, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


ending of summer
even the geese are weary
of halcyon days

 
Haiku and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Stillness

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A shady garden path at Rancho Los Alamitos, Long Beach, California
 


such stillness
between the shadows
and the light
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
The weary seek a resting place.

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Lullaby

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Sunset on a golf course, Southern Arizona
 


pond at day’s end
cradling the weary light—
lullaby time

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Deep Silence

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Great horned owl brooding in her nest in an ironwood tree, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona, March 2015
 


In the deep silence
of an old ironwood tree
nests a great horned owl.
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
Deep silence soothes the weary soul.

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Peace

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Yuma East Wetlands, Yuma, Arizona
 


beyond lighthouses
where wooded wetland havens
welcome the weary
~~ ~~ ~~


finding peace beside the still waters

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Weary

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September sundown, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Weary of waiting
for the dragonfly’s return,
daylight slips away.

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Ample

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Palo verde tree, glowing with the last rays of daylight, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


showers of blossoms
reviving weary pilgrims—
springtime’s ample feast

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Resting

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Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


resting in the sand
bones of weary pioneers
free, thank God, at last

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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