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Desolate

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Yuma Conservation Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


Desolate places—
something akin to wisdom
lingers in the stones.

 
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Gathering

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Agave in bloom, April 2016, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


gathering wisdom
from sky and lizard and stone—
agave blossoms

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Fragrance

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Creosote bush blossom, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


a single blossom
sweetening the wilderness—
fragrance of wisdom

 
Haiku © 2016 and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Willing

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Stones in an arroyo, Apache County, Northern Arizona
 


raven, wind and stone
willing to teach the humble
wisdom’s hidden ways

 
Haiku © 2015 and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Blossom

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Metal flower sculpture, Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona


one scarlet blossom
leading the way to wisdom
among the ruins

Haiku and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher

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Stories

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Prickly Poppy (Argemone pleiacantha), Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona, April 2015
 


gathering wisdom
in the shadow of the thorn—
stories no one tells

 
Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Waiting

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Sunset, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


waiting for a dream
underneath the wisdom tree—
still I clutch a twig

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Scrap

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Aztec Ruins, Aztec, New Mexico
 


a scrap of wisdom
nestling in the ruined walls—
pilgrim souls rejoice

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Marking

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San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México, February 2014
 


just before sundown
both wisdom and emptiness
marking the way home

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Table

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Fallen fruit, Yuma Quartermaster Depot, Yuma, Arizona
 


waiting to be found
wisdom lingers on the earth—
a laden table

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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