A Desert Spirit – Ken Allan Dronsfield

With the moon rise

on an autumn night,

a chilled wind flows

through a nervous sky.

In the desert so cold,

near a Joshua Tree,

the sands are still warm,

from the hot sunny rays,

as scorpions danced

during a lazy hazy day.

The nightmares recall

the Phoenix is rising

reflect the mirrored haze

of a pious deity shared

near the Joshua Tree,

when sands were warm,

from the sunny rays,

in that desert of old,

religious fables relayed

Spirits of Autumn’s cold.

 

© Ken Allan Dronsfield


ken-allan-dronsfield-bio-pictureAbout the Author

Ken Allan Dronsfield is a published poet and author originally from New Hampshire, now residing in Oklahoma. He loves thunderstorms, walking in the woods at night, and spending time with his cats Merlin and Willa.

He is the co-editor of the poetry anthology titled, Moonlight Dreamers of Yellow Haze available at Amazon.com. His published work can be found in reviews, journals, magazines and anthologies throughout the web and in print.

Visit Ken’s Author Page At: www.ctupublishinggroup.com/ken-allan-dronsfield.html


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