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Author Name: Freewilliamgoldenpen 5 Comments
Date Added: September 12, 2009 16:09:18 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Face in the Canyon wall
The setting sun casts shadows of dappled light,
moving slowly along the canyon,
as it submits to the coming night.
Its beauty is mesmerizing in this lonely barren place,
yet, a mystic air accompanies, for in the rocks
can be seen, an Indian face.
Long ago, horse and rider in war-paint bright,
adorned this land, and far beyond,
now, some say, "All the warriors here have gone."
But for one, when shadows glide and gently lean,
his face with war bonnet can clearly be seen.
Each evening, as day gives way to night,
on seeing him, our eyes meet,
yet I feel no fear or fright.
For the emotions I feel, I have no explanation at all,
just a strange connection, with the face,
in the canyon wall.
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Comment By: PremiumMary Lou Allen on November 27, 2009 10:20:26 AM Report
This is moving, William. I can see the shadows reveal the face as you describe it. Your connection with the American Indian is clear and certain. Well done. ML
Comment By: FreeSandra on September 13, 2009 08:53:56 AM Report
This has vivid imagery and a haunting reverie. It's really good.


Comment By: FreeThe Bag Lady on September 12, 2009 10:42:36 PM Report

Ahhhh....It's Williamgoldenpen, and he is here on site leaving his words to have us read~!  This work brought the reader to visualize the face upon the wall....Perhaps the Warrior knew you,....or WAS you...hmmmm....
Nicely penned... ol' baglady

Comment By: FreeTanya Harrison on September 12, 2009 05:38:08 PM Report
I grew-up in the southwest.  This poem takes me back to Zion.

Great poem.


Comment By: FreeM J W Hayes on September 12, 2009 05:07:06 PM Report
This was really effective--I wondered if this was an invention, or there is a canyon with that shadow effect.


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