A Chapter by Wondering Mind

A desert song


oh that I would fill
with your emptiness
so I may find myself
and heat may bleach the  heart
from all dismay
of yesterday
hence howl for tomorrow’s hope
to notes
of your night

© 2012 Wondering Mind

Author's Note

Wondering Mind
Yes, I was out desert camping for a couple of nights. It's a gene thing, I think.
Where the streets have no name...

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one could really lose themselves to the seemingly vast nothingness of the desert. a place where soul searching is possible, or epiphanies, or cleansing one's mind to start anew the next day.

Posted 9 Years Ago

Oh yes indeed.....a dream of dreams, to fill the night air.....:O)

Posted 9 Years Ago

I can't get past the first four lines without being stunned by the sheer beauty of that thought, then stanza two comes with pure powerhouse, and then three has me howling with the brother pack to this woeful song of the moon!

Posted 9 Years Ago

I really like this, very good read. Different, not what I would expect. I like that.

Posted 9 Years Ago

This is just gorgeous! I love camping but haven't been since I was about 13, lol..this is just so lovely. "oh that I would fill with your emptiness so I may find myself
within" gorgeous!

Posted 9 Years Ago

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Never been to the desert, but I have felt it's drought. As you see I prefer the rain :) For it's clarity...I am glad you spent the night, and shared it so vividly!

Posted 9 Years Ago

Your desert camping has given birth to primal poetry--a sweet song springing from strong ancient stirrings.
Who has not wanted to blot out "all dismay of yesterday" in order to "howl for tomorrow's hope?"
I certainly have; I just never said it so well.

Posted 9 Years Ago

To hear a howl in the desert night would be eerie, haunting and can also be very romantic and wistful. This has a sense of finding clarity, a cleansing of the soul. Hopeful. Beautiful write.

Posted 9 Years Ago

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Wow, your poem made me think really deep, all i can say its written something about yesterday that give u hope today. Great write. Did u really camp at the Hot desert floor?

Posted 9 Years Ago

A craving of the soul..coming back to center...

Posted 9 Years Ago

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