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Raynette Eitel Book Haiku - Harsh Country - Poem by john tiong chunghoo
of a South West soul
the desert lizard still
with one eye on the sky
i read your words a la
arroyo soaking up the rain
my eyes read your words
like rain moving over an arroyo
Harsh Country is Raynette Eitel's poetry collection published by Xlibris.com released this month - June,2008..Those who wish to know more about the climes, landscape as well as the flora and fauna
of the South West of the United States should give this book a read.
Raynette was born in El Paso, Texas and spent her early years in the deserts of New Mexico and Arizona. She later moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado, where she worked as a teacher and school counselor.
Raynette's works have been published in a variety of literary magazines including the North American Review, Dogwood and the Writer's Journal.
She and hubby James now reside in Las Vegas. If you have never been to the South West and is wondering how it is like, just open this book and let her verses take you to all her childhood places and beyond. She is one of my best loved poets at Poemhunter.
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