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Lament


Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, Northern Arizona


twenty months of drought
the fortitude of pine trees
blackbird’s plaintive song—
dreams of rainwater settling
in the shadows of the rock…
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First Stop on Our Easter Get Away

Easter Sunday we headed to Utah.

Our first stop was just North of Flagstaff, AZ.

This is the mountain you see as you travel near Flagstaff, AZ. 137 more words

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Woodpecker


Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, Northern Arizona


volcanic mountain—
woodpecker’s rat-a-tat-tat
stirring the ashes


Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher

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Raven


Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, Northern Arizona


Beyond the forest
a raven on the mountain
blinks, and boulders crack.


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Carpe Diem

Hills


Cinder Hills, Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, Northern Arizona


Looking for comfort,
though she suspects there is none,
she turns to the hills.


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Grove


Pine “candles,” Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, Northern Arizona


on the mountain peak
a sacred grove of pine trees—
twigs of reason snap


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