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Thunder


Butterfly gathering nectar at Rancho Los Alamitos, Long Beach, California


the shadows lengthen
a butterfly lifts its wings—
afternoon thunder


Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher… 18 more words

Carpe Diem

The Shadowy Self

Since we are provided with both a body and a mind, we grasp onto the physical forms we see: since we are provided with both a body and a mind, we cling to the sounds we hear. 387 more words

Buddhism

Haiku Spirit

hobbling down the path
trees quietly whispering
Basho fills my heart

Poetry

autumn words

autumn words –
forever remembered
in shadow

Linked to Carpe Diem On the Trail with Basho Encore #6: Autumn Night.  In this haiku Basho remembers attempting to keep the peace between two of his followers: 39 more words

Music

Conversation


Cottonwood leaf in autumn, Apache County, Arizona


the cottonwood leaves—
their conversation turning
toward the midnight frost


Text and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher… 14 more words

Arizona

Carpe Diem 760 stargazing

My response to the prompt:

gift of sight
clear skies on coast
star gazing amazing
.
amazing patterns
bright sparkles over head
child-like wonder… 503 more words

Poetry

Poem - A Cool Fall Night - Matsuo Basho 

At a hermitage:
A cool fall night–

getting dinner, we peeled

eggplants, cucumbers.

Poem