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Desert
by Lillian Sara Cauldwell

Saturday, April 24, 2004
Rated "G" by the Author.
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What was the Sahara like before the sand came?


lush green was my valley
tress blossomed pinks and reds
flowers burst into view, yellows, oranges, and white
fruits multipled and were many.
harsh southern winds
swept up from the Gulf
drying the sweet land of my sires
winds became full blown
blowing east, north and west.
until it engulfed my Babylon Gardens
and striped the water from the air.
brown, dusty bowls of emptied arid land
sand and soil scatter in my hands.
I watch the herds of the living,
animals, people, and plants
as they migrate to watershed lands.

 

Lillian Cauldwell

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Reviewed by Richard Orey 7/24/2007
Everything changes but God.

Richard
Reviewed by Morning Star 2/6/2007
There's a lot of beauty in the desert... you have painted
A beautiful picture with your chosen words
I live in the a desert of TX full of mountains!!
And I love it
Great imagery and flow!
Love And Peace to You Always..Morning Star
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 12/31/2006
this reminds me of my move from new england to the utah desert-not as dramatic, but i felt it nevertheless
Reviewed by Art Sun 12/17/2006
Nice work...you displayed well the transition of the beauty into sand...enjoyed this view of thought through your poem...


Art Sun...
Reviewed by Casey Harmon 11/13/2006
I liked this. Very well constructed and very interesting. Keep up the good work!
C.S.H.
Reviewed by Safi Abdi 1/22/2006
Lovely poem!
Safi
Reviewed by Karen Cino 12/12/2005
Awesome write, so full of imagery. I really felt it. Thanks.

Karen
Reviewed by Sandi Schraut 10/16/2005
I picture of the lush prairie land of Kenya came to my mind reading this, the herds of wildlife of various kinds ! wonderful images are called to mind Thanks for the wonderful poetry! Sandi
Reviewed by Richard Christopher Suarez 7/8/2005

I just traveled to your place;
What an excellent job .....well done is
an understatment!
Great!!!
Peace',
Rich Criso Suarez
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 6/12/2005
Thoroughly encompassing in depth. Thank you. Love and peace. Regis
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 5/8/2005
Absolutely beautiful.
Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson 4/25/2004
Nicely done, Lillian!
Reviewed by Christine Morell 4/24/2004
Visually stunning. Excellent, Lillian.
~Chrissie
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers 4/24/2004
I love the desert...there is so much beauty even with the sands. Vivid imagery Lillian. Lisa
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