desert west – a poem

bittersweet sagebrush

tumbleweeds cry in faded light

lonely coyote sings ballads

sleepy sun shines orange, tired

crackling campfire sends smoke signals

to indian chiefs long forgotten

away from their mourning lands

© 2014 Echo LaVeaux

Photo credit: nativeplantwildlifegarden.com

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s