Tag Archives: Dust

Views From the Burned Tower

Burned Tower By Moonlight, Thinking of Someone Burned Out Tower vista, moon shimmers on hollow surfaces. The Eastern’s winds’ silent billow brings you from clouded peaks. A sense of sorrow, never meant. By Burned Tower, Pondering Long Ago Tower roof … Continue reading

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Village, Skeleton and Gaucho (Fragments and poems)

The sun retreats, the moon moves in and one by one the lights in the village go out. Except for one. ~~~ The night air is quiet, the only sound to be heard comes from the graveyard. Cross legged before … Continue reading

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Desert Rider

Many have tried to replicate her and their corpses litter the desert. She lives on the desert fringes, eking out an arcane existence. Inhabiting a shack, constructed of wood and cactus scraps, which while rudimentary manages to survive the deserts … Continue reading

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Sky Raft Wanderer (Poem)

September arrives on western winds, empty raft drifts down stream. ~~~ A fisherman boards the raft hoping to drift boundless under azure skies. Floating on crystalline ripples he see’s 10,000 peaks disappearing into celestial realms magpies darting from shore to … Continue reading

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Zephyr (Poems)

Dipping sun blazing sky scarlet clouds. ~~~ Setting sun ignites the sky white clouds consumed by flame. The west wind gathers dust before scattering it through the firmament. Drifting in the air hued by the crimson sky the horseman rides … Continue reading

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Ivory Forest (Poem and Fragment)

The elephant stumbles, falls to the ground, as its last breaths drift into oblivion. Its skin cracks, flesh slips from the bone, the skeleton fades to dust, ivory tusks sink into the ground. The rain comes, awakening the ivory which … Continue reading

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House

On the end of the row it’s now dilapidated and has been abandoned for the longest time. The windows are covered with dust, trapped by derelict cobwebs. The house’s interior is destitute with furniture strewn across the floors and a … Continue reading

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Fade

Everything fades away. It all fades into the dust.

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The Horseman

He’s carrying something. He’s carrying it as he hurtles over the ground on his trusty stead. Galloping over the plain he’s heading for the hills. The rider can be seen in the lunar glow, racing towards the highlands were his … Continue reading

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Horse Ride (2 Fragments)

On horse back he gallops across the plain. Under the clear night sky the rider can be seen in the lunar glow, racing towards his destination. The horse kicks up dust as it traverses the plain, as the rider speeds … Continue reading

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