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Country Sundance

_attempt at a sonnet

A cuddled country voice nestles its'
Turbulent vibration deep in my skin
Land locked and dreading winters'
Icy fingers combing my body for oblivion

Tumultous currents rock us by and by
Leaving no one untouched by its madness
Isn't it funny how at death we still lie
Ne'er remembring that shadow of sadness

Indian Summer mentholates our lungs;
Our trembling throats mutter oceans
Long after sand castles are washed away, we've sung
The gritty ditties, fortifying our emotions

Dug in deep, foxhole country, warmth subsides
Blistering our memories where affection resides.


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  1. Date: 10/5/2010 10:24:00 AM
    A pleasure to read your excellent poetry today Scott. I wish you the best in your endeavors whatever they may be. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/4/2010 9:14:00 PM
    Nice vocabulary paired with good images always makes an interesting poem