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Ruby Tuesday Too: Stone

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Decorated river stone left at Roxaboxen Park, Yuma, Arizona by a young visitor.
 
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Ruby Tuesday Too: Splash

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A splash of color, Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 
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Sunflower Blossoms

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Sunflowers bloom at Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 


Sunflower blossoms remind me of you
And how you would smile while tying your shoe
To ready yourself for journeys afar;
I keep these memories stored in a jar
 
Along with a pebble and a small bone,
And feathers I found while walking alone
That summer day at the edge of the lake,
Knowing your journey had been a mistake;
 
For somewhere afar, you vanished from sight,
Your footprints erased by wind in the night;
No one could find you, though they looked for days—
You’d gone just like sunlight burns away haze.
 
Many years later, the riddle goes on:
How did you vanish like darkness at dawn?
I have no answer, but this much is true:
Sunflower blossoms remind me of you.

 
Poem and photo © 2018 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
  
More SkyWatch Friday

Cooing

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Palo verde tree in bloom at Yuma Conservation Garden, Yuma, Arizona.
 


among the blossoms
a hidden dove starts cooing—
distant mountains quake

 
Haiku and photo © 2018 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More SkyWatch Friday
 
More Poetry Pantry #405 at Poets United
 
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon

Ruby Tuesday Too: Gallery

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A business sign in Historic Downtown Yuma, Arizona.
 
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Macro Monday 2: Mesquite

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Mesquite blossoms, Yuma Conservation Garden, Yuma, Arizona
 



 
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Shadow Shot Sunday 2: Duck

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A duck hangs out near the pond, Yuma Conservation Garden, Yuma, Arizona.
 
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Happiness

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Ice cream shop sign, Historic Downtown Yuma, Arizona
 


Ice cream is happiness, everyone knows;
It makes you all shivery down to your toes.
Nothing beats ice cream to light up your face,
And make your tongue tingle, and make your heart race.

   
Photo and poem © 2018 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Happiness”

Blue Monday: Stump

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Sign painted on a tree stump, Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona


Whenever a stump’s painted blue,
And whether it’s old or it’s new,
It’s worth a hard look
(At least in my book)
Because of its heavenly hue! 
  
Photo and limerick © 2018 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Macro Monday 2: Artist

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Havre, Montana artist Mary Nault works on a watercolor at an outdoor event in Yuma, Arizona
 



 
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