"When dawn spreads its paintbrush on the plain, spilling purple... ," Songs of the Pioneers song from TV show "Wagon Train." Dawn on the mythic Santa Fe Trail, New Mexico, looking toward Raton from Cimarron. -- Clarkphoto. A curmudgeon's old-fashioned newspaper column, cross-breeding metaphors and journalism and art, for readers in 150 countries.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

A Psalm of the Backroads-1

When I drive through the countryside...
two lanes of asphalt unwind
before me and I find you
Around every bend,
Over every hill
there is mystery and wonder
to behold not seen before
Mirror-still ponds reflect your sky
and ripple with your breath...

1 comment:

  1. You know you are pretty good at writing. You ever thought about getting a career that involves writing?

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