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Grand Canyon



Finding the meaning of freedom
In the worn yellow lines on the road
And the gnarled wood of the forest
Deep, deep down in the valley
Sun beating down on
Blood red rocks in the hall of time

Standing, on the edge
Wind in my hair
Arms up just as the sun greets the sky
It arcs way above the craggy ledges
And pine forests
Just to set below the cold metal
Of the fence posts in bitter spring air

Adventurous hikers make their camp
A mile beneath our beds
Their fires burning, just
Barely visible in the inky black abyss
Unlike the multitude of stars
Are they brighter?
Or is it just darker here?
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Submitted on April 10, 2011

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Hey, some of these aren't that great but what the heck. I just like writing how I feel in the moment so some of my poems might be confusing because I was confused in that moment. Maybe thats why I wanted to write a poem, to sort out my thoughts. Anyway, just read them and hopefully just one of them will bring you some kind of joy, or make you feel some kind of connection. Peace.>>>I also do star photography - probably why space works its way into a lot of my writing. http://mcb-photography.blogspot.com/ more…

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