Kingdom Life Poems, 1 of 4

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The Desert


The desert stretches to the horizon, an endless sea of sand and dead brush waiting for the next wind to send them tumbling. 

Sharp, black rocks, alien, grotesque, yet beautiful, punctuate the view, the remnants from volcanos long sense extinct.

The long arms of cactus, point every which way, like signposts meant to remind you how far you are from anything and everything. 

The road carves through faults, from San Andreas to Garlock, it’s a land scarred by quakes, the layers of rock swirl, beautiful and  distinct.

15 thoughts on “Kingdom Life Poems, 1 of 4

  1. Love this. The desert beckons and lures you with a clear blue sky which resembles a body of water. It knows that humans will be drawn to the beauty and will overlook the red flags that reveal what you did in this poem. It’s their nature.

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