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Schooling The Young Horse

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Schooling The Young Horse

Rabbits, hens, and elephants respond
According to the signals communicated--
What is the use of running?
It is forbidden   --by your hand.
Here we try to escape artfully.
Where is the exit?
Donde esta la salida?  Por favor.
No salida But we sell souvenir postcards.
After the show.

(This might all happen in a moment of decision)

Give me to be manifest and free and
As yet untamed
As the wind.
How significant do you regard freedom to be?
Freedom to be...

It's a good thing you were taken from the fields.
The buffalo people are gone.
It's a good thing you abandoned the sky,
Now eagles are leaving their nesting places
To fall quicker than shooting stars.

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  1. Date: 12/5/2010 2:09:00 AM
    I liked it a lot!

  1. Date: 11/29/2010 9:15:00 AM
    Dear Desiree, I'm blown away by the rhythm, flow and uniqueness of your 3 poems. I love the 3 vignettes "from the poets eyes, nose, body and heart". Truthful and profound. "schooling " is just as sweet and powerful. Thanks looking at "Life to be", Appreciate your thoughts. I re wrote with your suggestions, please see what you think. Called "Railroading boy". However after cogitating on your poems, I think I'm only writing descriptive mini dialogues instead of poetry. Thanks again Jim Gibbons

  1. Date: 11/29/2010 3:14:00 AM
    I would like to welcome you to PoetrySoup Desiree. Wishing you the best in your writing endeavors. You can look to the left side of the main page and find lots of information on PoetrySoup including contests by members of PoetrySoup and contests by the PoetrySoup site also which you as a new member and us oldies also may enter. If you have questions please feel free to ask ANYONE here. We are ALL willing to help and if we don't know the answer we will find someone who does. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/29/2010 2:38:00 AM
    excellent write here my friend welcome to the soup

  1. Date: 11/28/2010 8:27:00 PM
    Welcome to Poetry Soup.. enjoyed reading your creative write tonight with its wonderful theme.. hope your time on Soup will be fun and full of sharing too.. check out the contests.. good luck with luv...