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Below is the poem entitled SPIRIT RIDER which was written by poet cherl dunn. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Alone figure stands, 
On sunsets rock.
Summers hot breezes brush,
Against bare skins flesh.
Stalking the ageless path.
Behold histories Indian brave, 
Man, and horse intertwined.
Symbiotic beings joined,
They are one.
The spirit rider gallops, 
Across freedoms trail.
Cautiously, allying arrow unto bow,
Aiming swiftly his shot to kill.
Guardian’s raging bull charges,
Protectors sacrifice, blood mingles,
Amongst dust clouds aftermath, 
His majesty lies slain.
Dark brown eyes close, 
Glimpsing blue sky for the,
Last time.
Heavens prairies, welcome destiny's,
Honorable foe,
The hunter kneels beside the giant's,
Stilled heart,
Giving thanks, singing chants rise,
Ascending heights greener, 
Pastures unto a higher plain.
It echoes in valleys deep,
Touching the lands of his,
 Fore fathers.
Tonight beneath flames tribal fires,
Rhythms beating drums, gives praise,
Many shall celebrate, feasting,
 In memories tribute,


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  1. Date: 10/18/2014 7:21:00 PM
    really love how you paint these pieces cherl

  1. Date: 1/21/2014 10:21:00 PM
    Cherl, I have to make sure I haven't missed any of your poems... Where are you tonight. I'd seen you on line an hour ago.. I hope you are very busy and not ignoring me.... Got to go read more of your poems.. Linda

  1. Date: 1/2/2014 11:15:00 PM
    Cherl What a wonderful and entertaining tale. You kept the reader interested and in wonderment all the way through. Nice job Don't worry about the boy/girl mix up. No harm done. Thanks for the awesome comment on my January poem

  1. Date: 11/29/2013 12:12:00 PM
    Interesting lines penned..Enjoyed reading today..Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 11/27/2013 8:45:00 PM
    Hi Cherl, thank you for the follow up on the Dillenger... I'm always looking forward in your visits... Now go out there and read my newest poem... LOL.... Are you posting a new poem tonight.... Hugs.. LINDA

  1. Date: 11/25/2013 9:30:00 PM
    Hello Cheryl, this is one of my faves... . Congratulations on the win... luv~ Linda

  1. Date: 11/25/2013 8:04:00 AM
    Congrats on a well deserved win. Beautiful poem with a rhythmic flow.

  1. Date: 11/24/2013 10:10:00 PM
    Congratulations on this fine win, Cherl

  1. Date: 11/24/2013 5:19:00 PM
    wonderful Cheryl congrats on win Shadow x smile hug

  1. Date: 11/24/2013 4:47:00 PM
    a wonderful poem you have penned Cheryl... congrats on your win :)

  1. Date: 11/24/2013 4:31:00 PM
    Pleased to see your win here Cheryl, also pleased to read its descriptive content congratulations..Joe..)

  1. Date: 11/24/2013 3:59:00 PM
    Beautiful....congratulations on your win...

  1. Date: 11/24/2013 2:17:00 PM
    Excellent poem ! A win deserved , Thank-you for entering my contest , I enjoyed every poem I have read

  1. Date: 5/21/2013 4:23:00 PM
    I do love the way you pen your words ;} thank you for reading my Glossy Bloom. I've had no computer for a little more then two weeks ;} I shall have to read more from you. you have a great day Cheryl ;}

  1. Date: 4/23/2013 7:21:00 AM
    Cheri; this is beautiful and very well written. a wonderful tibute. Thanks for sharing and for reading my poem. Lucilla

  1. Date: 4/21/2013 10:54:00 PM
    Cherl, this is a deep impacted tribute... love the aimless image in the middle... an excellent poem... Linda

  1. Date: 4/21/2013 10:10:00 PM
    Into the horizons, they ride. This was wonderful to read!