A Fading Desert Sun

The rock wall towers over me,
Trapping me into the desert crevice,
The sun dropping lower every minute from the blistering noon sky,
Signaling my impeding demise

A hike through the Southwest mountains,
A moment of careless distraction,
A fall though one of nature's traps,
Not feeling the pain that should be rippling through my body,
Nothing...Absolutely nothing

I lie on my back,
Unable to move as the cool sand soothes my torn back,
Unable to fight,
Unable to change my future,
That lies between thick stone

I watch as a spider darts up the steep vertical landscape,
Unlike the spiders steady incline,
I'll wait here,
I'll die here,
Facing the killers that murdered me,
Under a fading desert sun

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LongLazyDays55 said...
Jul. 16, 2012 at 8:08 am
That was a lovely poem. I thought you definitely captured the feeling of being lost! Could you have a look at my poem? It's called You Make Me Smile. Thanks! Keep writing! :)
TheLovelySteph replied...
Jul. 16, 2012 at 6:06 pm
Thanks! I really appreciate it. I'll be sure to look at yours too. 
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