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Chaparral Poems - Poems about Chaparral

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Premium Member even the snakes and the bloody moon
...sweet pungent odor fermented hay dark and warm slithers of light spit through the cracks of the warped weathered wood old pie tin lies in the dirt in its corner where the mean old bull snak......Read More
Categories: chaparral, destiny,
Form: Free verse



Haiku - Sunset
... the chaparral hills engulfed in a smokey mist — fire dyed sunsets......Read More
Categories: chaparral, fire, nature, summer, sunset,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Ecotone
...Ecotone I did not plant the prairie tickseed that appeared among The cultivated flowers of my garden and quickly dominated. It seemed to say, “We live, still! My house sits in a tension zone......Read More
Categories: chaparral, environment,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Rocky Mountain Oysters
...Cookie, fire-up yer chuck wagon 'cause th' round-up is begun! Us cowpokes is gonna cull th' herd frum dawn to th' settin' sun! We is gonna supply you wid th' cookin's fer our chuck tonight; Heaps ......Read More
Categories: chaparral, humorous, work,
Form: Rhyme
The Strange Tale of Turtle and Salt Woman
... Turtle heard that Salt Woman was on the road again, and he was wanting a taste of her. Some miles from Cochiti, he stopped for directions at a Speedway gas station. The dwarf who ran the gar......Read More
Categories: chaparral, humanity,
Form: Prose Poetry



Premium Member The TV Times
... The Flashing Blade Mister Ed Bagpuss and Hector's House. The Double Deckers Crackerjack The Herbs and Dangermouse. Noah and Nelly Robert's Robots The Magic Ball and Joe. Ivor The Eng......Read More
Categories: chaparral, fun, life, memory, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Wolf, The Moon, and Me
...Tarnished gray, as the doves you have scattered away you were yelping as if the moon were your prey Eclipsed by the sage you then vanished from eyes disguised by the chaparral, just as clouds......Read More
Categories: chaparral, animal, nature, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Potato Mountain
...Potato Mountain I will arrive an habitual escapee from the rabbit warrens of central planners By ferreting north in search of breaks in the maze rifts in the grid I will follow a stre......Read More
Categories: chaparral, mountains,
Form: Free verse
Great Horned Owls
...Many many moons ago leaving the porch of a south-facing canyon, I hiked to a place where the foothills narrowed, Where the asphalt road ran astride the reservoir lake into which kingfisher......Read More
Categories: chaparral, marriage,
Form: Free verse
From my diary: Nature
...Santa Barbara, Summer 2017 Monday I walked on the bluffs above the sea. Orange poppies bloom in the dunes. I discovered the labyrinth: smooth stones spell the path. Peaceful ......Read More
Categories: chaparral, nature, sea,
Form: Free verse
Chaparral
...The land sizzles. Brittle grass yellows the hills. Live oak draw sparse circles of shade. Spiky shrubs cling to the parched slopes: red stemmed manzanita, spiny scrub oak. Hot wind rustles t......Read More
Categories: chaparral, fire, nature,
Form: Free verse
even keel
...beyond and below beneath the cosmic tide I awoke today to see with the sun above my shadow held tight for lack of shade as I crawl beneath remnant chaparral with this desert scruff I scrub m......Read More
Categories: chaparral, change, courage, creation, endurance,
Form: Free verse
Desert Winter
...Brisk, northern winds blow across the heavy sand The desert arena is chilly and bright The summer animals are hiding Not a lizard, tortoise or snake in sight The distant mountain peaks hold i......Read More
Categories: chaparral, america, beauty, nature, winter,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Real Cowboys Don't Sing Honky-Tonk Songs
...When cowboys sprawl 'round the camp fire after the days work is done, They strum guitars and tootle harmonicas and sing to have fun. Real cowboys don't sing Honky-Tonk or She Done Me Wrong stuff. ......Read More
Categories: chaparral, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Colorado Cowboy
...It had been a hot and dusty week chasin' them wily steers thro' the chaparral. And, later, sweatin, cussin' and brandin' them wild critters in the old corral! It was Saturday night and he was headin'......Read More
Categories: chaparral,
Form: Rhyme

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