Backwood

Backwood

A Chapter by Dave Brown
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A backwood where memories fade

By fallen totems that lie unkempt

Where the quiet of night owl’s flight

Passes prowling cougar’s quest

 

The hulking Sasquatch warily wends

Apart from grey wolf and wild wolverine

Through the deep dark of tall Cedar

Where delicate deer quietly step

 

Unhindered, the forest returns

Where once villages lay now ignored

Covering the vestiges of earlier days

Which shafts of sunlight set ablaze

 

They say he is nothing but a fable

But the steadily, creeping forest knows

That as her branches spread anew

He’s a quiet shadow travelling through

 

 

 

 



© 2020 Dave Brown


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Two thumbs up. This one reads so smooth Dave. Nice job!
I want to find him!

Posted 8 Months Ago


Ana Papaya

8 Months Ago

You raise a very strong point.
Dave Brown

8 Months Ago

At my age it is nice to raise something
Ana Papaya

8 Months Ago

I believe that was a mic drop. Yuk yuks are going to scout you soon.

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