Williamsji Maveli

(23/04/1955 / IRINJALAKUDA)

The Desert Path.....


Walking along the desert Path,
loneliness of the flaming sunlight
reigning down…refining all it's touches
Hard rocks, small plants…and even hearts
roaring heat from above and within.
Standing instant while outlook moves
…camels, donkeys, desert runners
bustle through the picturesque
…finding comfort in nature's fare.
As blaze purifies…so does the sun's rays,
piercing blue skies to reach the living;
obliterating the pain and anger inside
…warming the soul to face another day
It's a day on the desert pathway.

Submitted: Thursday, August 16, 2012
Edited: Thursday, August 16, 2012
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Experience of a desert crossing in UAE

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