Dessert Hallucinations

February 14, 2010
By AMCLRIDCA PLATINUM, CDA, Idaho
AMCLRIDCA PLATINUM, CDA, Idaho
31 articles 2 photos 226 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life is not measured by the number of breaths you take... but by the moments that take your breath away.


Water,
water,
someone pleads.

His clothes ripped.
His skin burned.
His lips bleeding.

He crawls along the dessert sand,
barley breathing.
Then a vast lake does he see.

Of which he wants to drink deeply,
but as he goes to take a sip,
all he gets is sand.

The author's comments:
Story of a guy lost in the desert. He has been there so long that he starts to hallucinate.

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on Jun. 26 2010 at 12:19 pm
AMCLRIDCA PLATINUM, CDA, Idaho
31 articles 2 photos 226 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life is not measured by the number of breaths you take... but by the moments that take your breath away.

I wouldnt either! Especially with the whole sand in the mouth thing... Yuck! (: Thanks again! You are so sweet!(:

on Jun. 25 2010 at 11:04 am
MoonlitxRose BRONZE, Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Favorite Quote:
"If at first you don't succeed, try again."

Yikes! I wouldn't want to be lost in a desert like that! Nice job and poor guy! *Sob*

on Jun. 9 2010 at 7:38 pm
AMCLRIDCA PLATINUM, CDA, Idaho
31 articles 2 photos 226 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life is not measured by the number of breaths you take... but by the moments that take your breath away.

Oops....!!! My bad.... (:

melone96 said...
on Jun. 9 2010 at 4:13 pm
melone96, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia
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desert as in sand and hot and dry land is spelled w/ one s

dessert with 2 s's is like ice cream or cake

i was just clarifying


on Feb. 25 2010 at 8:33 pm
AMCLRIDCA PLATINUM, CDA, Idaho
31 articles 2 photos 226 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life is not measured by the number of breaths you take... but by the moments that take your breath away.

Thank you!

Sarbear GOLD said...
on Feb. 25 2010 at 4:09 pm
Sarbear GOLD, Milan, Ohio
10 articles 4 photos 489 comments

Favorite Quote:
--Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticize them, you're a mile away from them and you have their shoes.
--When life gives you lemons, squirt them in people's eyes.

I liked that, it made me think and I like poems that don't say everything that's happening, you had to think into it and realize it's hallucination. Check out my poems, too.


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