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Don't Blow Said The Trailblazer

Some people like to live on the edge or hang on a ledge. Not me.
I'm just Daniel, a trailblazer forging ahead, making a pathway for others.
In the process, I have no shortest of respect for God's great creation.

I set foot on a wilderness from the warm Atlantic to the cold Pacific,
and spent a lifetime trapping, fishing, hunting, and heading wagon trains.

Earthquake Susan's quiet and sleepy today, not likely to quake, shake, or tremor. Volcano Sam has started emitting smoke, but maybe he won't blow his top today. Unlike a Hurricane Helen roaring across the Caribean on a course with measurable data, Sam's under a lot of pressure and he's always filled with suspense and unpredictabilities.

In mid-winter when it's quiet with lots of snow, I can hear Sam's pleads as he hopes people will pay more attention and not take him for granted. Like a youngster filled with rebellion and rage because of 'he knows not what', that volcano just ahead named Sam cannot control the massive 'buildup of fire' going on inside of him.                                                                             

But I have been listening, watching, and studying his history for years, and if I have learned anything about my proper relationship with Sam, it's that  I keep my distance and pay attention, being ready at all times to flee this entire mountain area.

12262018PoSoupContest, Sleeping Volcano, Eve Roper; 2P

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Date: 1/23/2019 9:34:00 PM
I have a beautiful globe made from the Mt. St Helens eruption in 1980. Even when scientist's say the volcanos are dormant there is always doubts of an eruption. A lovely poem you created Curtis. Congratulations on your win! : )
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Date: 1/23/2019 3:21:00 PM
Curtis, this reminded me of the Oregon Trail history as oxen and horses pulled wagon trains across the states. Thank you so much for entering my contest. Congratulations on your win . Hugs Eve ~`*
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