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Fallen Star
by Dayvid Graybill
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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Fallen Star

 

Into the f*cking hot desert

He rode with Samuel Colt by his side

Through the canyons and prairie

Following the nasty winds of time.

 

Across the wild prairie he gazed

Pillar of fire raged before him

Tornado of destruction behind

He stopped at Snake Canyon rim.

 

Bible fell open, he began to read

“and I saw a star that had fallen

from heaven to earth,

and he was given the key

to the shaft of the bottomless pit.”

 

Wraithlike Darkness closed in fast

Shooting stars crossed night skies

Black holes sucked universal dust

Beside the fire he closed his eyes.

 

His demons snarled around him

The rider lay peaceful and still

.45 beside him on the ground

יהוה‎ watched from yonder hill.

 

2011 © By Dayvid Graybill

 

 

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Reviewed by Christine Alwin 1/26/2011
Novel poem..much enjoyed this Dayvid~emotions felt~
Reviewed by Diana Wiles 1/26/2011
I felt drawn into your words....I could hear music playing wildly too...I loved verse four especially.I think my recently discovered 'mystery man' could play this part well!!
Hugs, Diana..
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 1/26/2011
Great poem indeed enjoyed as always sweet man...Hugss
Reviewed by Patrick Granfors 1/25/2011
The key to the city rarely bodes well. Patrick
Reviewed by TONY NERONE 1/25/2011
Nicely written, Dayvid.


Peace
Tony
Reviewed by Richard King 1/25/2011
Dayvid, this sounds like the intro of a novel. Seems like it could head off in many different directions... I know it left me wanting for more of the story. Could be that the fallen star came off from the front of his vest too, ya know? Great job.

Thanks Dick
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 1/25/2011
You present quite a stark and vivid portrayal of the scene and the experience, Dayvid. Nicely done. I think you mean to write "sucked" in the third verse of the fourth stanza. I make "typos" often and I appreciate when others point them out so I can correct them. Thanks for sharing. Love and peace to you,

Regis


Reviewed by Peter Schlosser (Reader) 1/25/2011
He might need more than a .45 to scare Jehovah off his hill; but it may very well work to keep the demons at bay for a bit. So yes, very creative this, really like the admixture of religious references and the wild, wild west. Sounds to me like a surreal trip back in time through the hot sands of the earth, opening portals and wormholes through the desert to arrive back at singularity, so to speak. Very cool, or hot, in this case. Tremendous.
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