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Musings of a Traveller

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October 2011 622

Does this blur have a beat?

My journey, my song

Is unwritten

Notes on pages

Lines on roads

Tarmac, tat-a-tat

Feeling kind of sick of that

Let me hear the wind

Drumming on mesas

Harmonizing layers

Of earth and sky

Tumbleweeds will try

To rock and roll my soul

And clouds can dance, you know

NM October 2011 576

Written for dVerse Poet’s Pub

This week for dVerse Poetics, our prompt was the “rhythm of the road”.

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15 responses »

  1. hearing the wind drumming on the mesas…ha…i love how you capture the music of the land as you whiz on by….smiles.

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  2. Yes, clouds do dance…

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  3. the wind on mesas.. yes there is something very special driving through the desert…

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  4. Love the feel of this…and the photos reminded me of a desert trip I took once.

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  5. there is always music that matches the land… that first photo reminds me of the stretch of U.S.54 from Dalhart TX. to Tucamari N.M… πŸ™‚ one shouls always stop and smell the cactus… πŸ™‚

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  6. This has a wonderful rhythm! And, yes, the photos look very familiar. I’m happy you stopped by my blog. Mish!

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  7. Rock’n and Roll’n on the road…really enjoyed this.

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  8. Lived in the southwest for many a year – you captured it nicely

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