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Chase the sun, home

Chase the sun, home

A Poem by Sasha

1 poem; consisting of 3 short poetic forms - Naani, Whitney and Nonet



Chase the sun, home...

I flounder, wear the grey
of stalking sentinels; they tower
and smirk...their stone coat-tails
swallow my feet

the city
will not mourn me;
it pulses
in my rear view...
I breathe deep
and chase the sun;
blacktop snaking

home peels back the corporate layers;
bleeds gold across my eyes, draws fire
to country skin, runs fingers
through limp hair. I kick off
city boots, to feel
dirt underfoot,
drink freedom
from the

© 2009 Sasha

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~ thank you so much, Legion
I'm stoked that you enjoyed this piece, my friend,
it was from a poetry challenge where we were to write about
leaving the city, and heading back home to the country
inspired by the picture above
thanks for stopping by, I'll come and check your page out shortly
Sasha xx

Posted 13 Years Ago

A wandering we will go. I love the idea behind this and the imagery you provide. Beautifully done. Bravo.

Posted 13 Years Ago

~ Izumiko, I'm touched by such a lovely comment, my friend
and I'm thrilled that you enjoyed this piece as much.

I love putting different poetic forms into one poem; they
create new and wonderful rhythms, adding to the texture of a piece

thanks so much for spending some time with this one,
I'll be stopping by your page, shortly :)
Sasha xx

Posted 13 Years Ago

~ D.Pesek, thank you so much for taking a moment to read this piece
I found that picture while surfing the net, and it just grabbed me.
I'm glad you enjoyed this poem, my friend...I'll check out some of
your poetry shortly
Sasha xx

Posted 13 Years Ago

this poem is great and the picture you chose for it is terrific.

Posted 13 Years Ago

I love it! The rhythm of the piece is absolutely enchanting, and the imagry is beyond perfect.
I'd love to tell you what you could do to improve this particular piece, but there isn't much I could think of.

Posted 13 Years Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

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6 Reviews
Added on July 23, 2009



Auckland, New Zealand

I'm a 47 year old mother of 2. Ever the student, I love learning whatever I can about poetry and writing poetry. My poetry home is Muse Mongers Motel. more..