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Blackbird

Wellton
Butterfield Golf Course, Wellton, Arizona
 

blackbird by herself
celebrating morning light—
the tilt of her wing

 
Haiku photo © 2016 and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Sunrise

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A new day begins, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Just before sunrise
a mourning dove fluffs her wings
for the day’s first flight.

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Rustling

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Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 
 


just before sunrise
a rustling in the branches—
white dove lifts one wing

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Blackbird

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Our Lady of the Dust, Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona
 


Blackbird on the wing,
how many songs of sorrow
are there yet to sing?

 
Haiku and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Earthward

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A tuft of feathers, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Its left wing broken,
the songbird plummets earthward—
one last brilliant note.

 
Haiku and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Earthsong

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Sunrise, Southern California
 


brushing the palm trees
and a golondrina’s wing—
new earthsong rising

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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