Tag Archives: Sand

Gaucho (Undead) (Poems)

Desert wind scarlet dust wrapped in veiled helices shrouding hills and mesas. Wraithen gaucho and sallow horse bleached white flash ashen in the red maelstrom Desert wind lays still crimson sands unmoved record phantasmal prints left by revenant rider, eidolic … 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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Pumpkin (Fragment and 2 Poems)

Dark storm clouds roll over the desert stealing it away from the blue sky. Covering the desert, approaching critical mass they release their contents, which tumble through the sky to the sand below. A torrent of orange fills the air, … Continue reading

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The Cacti

The single most important thing in the desert of forever. The life force of the entire region. The cactus patches provide food and water for the whole desert. But it is up to the deserts denizens to follow them. The … Continue reading

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Forts and Towers

They lie all over the desert, in different stages of decay. Some have crumbled entirely, now nothing more than rubble. Others are on the verge of collapse, various sections already scattered in the sand. There are ones that remain mostly … Continue reading

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City

It is not a mirage. Deep in the bowels of the desert travelers have seen sky scrapers rising from the desert sands and have assumed that they are going mad. But those who press onwards will enter into a city … Continue reading

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Golden Giraffes Riding Scarlet Flamingos Through the Desert of Forever

Their scarlet plumage streaks across the desert plains as they scream across the sands, flashing brightly against the white. Mounted by golden giraffes, dressed in dusters and brimmed hats they move from ghost town to ghost town seeking shelter from … Continue reading

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Ghost Towns

Dotted throughout the desert are the towns it as devoured. Some are buried beneath the tides of sand but others remain on the surface as hollowed out shells. The wooden constructs, once proud oaken shades of brown are now weathered, … Continue reading

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Desert of Forever

The exact size of the desert of forever is unknown. No one has ever crossed it though, Many have tried and their remains are scattered through the desert sands. It’s as much a grave yard as a body of sand. … Continue reading

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Tower (3 Fragments)

Above the forest canopy stands a tower. Constructed of wooden beams layed across each other in squares and crosses it pushes through the layers of leaves. On the top of the tower is a viewing platform. Built by a native … Continue reading

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