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A Wilderness

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A Wilderness

It is an  intrepid wilderness out there
So many wild capricious things to fear
The only shelter to be found
Are shadows that race across the searing ground

The tremulous fear is no less
Than death that causes most distress
As howling ghosts of past events
Bereave the mind of every sense

And the fiery sun slips across the sky
Day becomes night and time speeds by
For a moment shadows melt to one 
Bringing cool relief from the sun

Yet the burning star surely rises
Robbing us of all disguises
The wilderness again encroaches
Things must be faced  with  abiding forces

Each fearful thing a singular battle
Adding fuel to hope and mettle
The calescent ground now indeed
No longer searing to hardened feet

The unerring warrior forges forward
Across the dessert ever stalwart 
From wilderness, sun and fearful foe
The hero's immortal heart shall grow




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  1. Date: 8/18/2013 9:27:00 PM

    Congrats on your wonderful featured poem I enjoyed reading it love its depth! Laura :)

  1. Date: 8/17/2013 11:13:00 PM

    CONGRATS on having your poem featured this week........ Love ~ SKAT ~

  1. Date: 8/17/2013 10:29:00 PM

    Hi Sandra, . Congratulations!!! It's nice to see your poem Featured on the soups Home Page, this past week :-) goodnight~ Luv* LINDA *

  1. Date: 8/14/2013 5:23:00 AM

    I enjoyed perusing this poem Sandra congrats on feature Shadow x smiles

  1. Date: 8/10/2013 3:27:00 PM

    Another beautiful write, you are very talented Sandra, love the way you paint your pictures with words....Peter

  1. Date: 8/10/2013 11:12:00 AM

    ones battle within. . lobe the write Sandra -A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. Dropping by to invite you to my latest contest. You will find the contest page on the top left hand side* -Looking forward in following and reading your poetry. Hope to hear from you soon. You will enjoy the community, we are one big happy family. (Drama & Love. LOL) ~ Take Care!! From: your new poet friend @-> LINDA <-@....

  1. Date: 8/10/2013 7:11:00 AM

    wow Sandra, love the way you pained the wilderness. creepy the way I imagined., your first poem on the soup is excellent for the readers, I love it!! Stopping by with a nice, sweet Welcome to Poetry Soup. Wishing you the best when it comes to your poems. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here. Starting with me. SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you like. I would like to be your newest poetry soup fan and "FRIEND"...... God Bless.... Hugs* Skat *

  1. Date: 8/10/2013 5:47:00 AM

    Sandra, this is an excellent poem, great read, yes it sure is a wilderness out there, enjoyed the read, perfect all round , blessings sueellen

  1. Date: 8/10/2013 5:41:00 AM

    Hello new member Sandra !- Well done, poem. :) - Welcome to P-Soup. - Thank you for choosing to share your poems here with us. - I look forward to reading more in the future. - Have a good time and I wish you luck. - (Give and receive comments) - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)