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Our Great Escape

Spontaneous getting away
rock climbing desert array
needing to escape this place
work related separation erase
caves made from rocks
feeling earthquakes scary shocks
adventures independent and inviting
holes in pants rocks down sliding
instant plans prepare the packs
returning backwards by way of hiking tracks
westerly winds strong and gusty
eyes full of sand tents all dusty
roughing it through just as we knew
basic necessity's we brought
testing our skills and the dangers we sought
Joshua trees forest of shapes
wood gathering territorial traipse
missing out on memory lane
today's responsibilities not the same
drawn into the separation relation game

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Submitted by Sparky777 on June 08, 2021

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Brian Oliveri

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