Terence George Craddock (afterglows echoes of starlight)


Paint A Desert Shifting Timeless Portrait - Poem by Terence George Craddock (afterglows echoes of starlight)

the desert
the desert
has no roads
only destinations

as many destinations
as there are grains
of sand in the hands
of time drift shadows

shadows shape shade past lives
shadows whisper sand sings
whisper wind grain sands
sparkle dark sky sea desert stars

sail ships shadows of dawn sunset desert
silent over sand dunes stately time walks
sea wave rhythm camel legs long soft strides
eat up desert sand shimmer mirage distances

lives long rivers sand shift swept lives
flow across seamless ocean desert sands
breath stars cross circle map life sky journeys
burn bright ethereal flame passion life stars

still desert sands map past lives
star light maps moon ebb flow night lives
write ink finger nail sun dawn maps
write ink finger nail sun dusk maps

the desert sand is a mistress of time
a child is a sown seed of organic survivals
a wife is birth mother of gene opportunities
breath of life blood whispers mist time

Copyright © Terence George Craddock

Topic(s) of this poem: desert, nature, philosophy, time


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Complete version of the split images 'Sand In The Hands Of Time Drift Shadows', 'Camel Caravans Sail Sand Sun Horizon Dreams' and 'Lives Long Rivers Of Lives' by the poet Terence George Craddock. Inspired by the poem 'The Desert' by the poet Terence George Craddock.
Written in March 2018 on the 4&5.3.2018.

Comments about Paint A Desert Shifting Timeless Portrait by Terence George Craddock (afterglows echoes of starlight)

  • Jazib KamalviJazib Kamalvi (7/20/2019 2:49:00 AM)

    A refined poetic imagination, Terence. You may like to read my poem, Love And Iust. Thank you. (Report)Reply

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  • Unwritten SoulUnwritten Soul (10/30/2018 8:04:00 AM)

    The desert, the desert
    the stacking sand beads, the crystal grains
    We might lost as we try to trace the footprint
    As the wind from north to south, east to west
    erase the path...like time erase some moment of past from present
    painting a desert shifting timeless portrait
    we are travelers in the sea of familiar scene yet unfamiliar reality
    Till oasis grow the tree
    the fate will start to tell thee..
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  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (3/5/2018 5:35:00 AM)

    shadows shape shade past lives
    shadows whisper sand sings
    whisper wind grain sands
    sparkle dark sky sea desert stars..... great imagination dear poet.......... thank yu and congratulations for this poem. tony
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Poem Submitted: Monday, March 5, 2018



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