Pinon Prayers

Gripping desert cold

Stealing the breath away

Dry ice kinda feeling

On your face and hands

Pinon wood burning

From the Pueblo ahead

Pinon woods delight

In the wisps of the smoke

Are carried the prayers

The prayers and history

Of two cultures.

Native

Chicano

OctPoWriMo Day 8 Scent

Published by: writersdream9

I have been writing all my life but for the most part, it has been a secret. My parents did not believe writing was a good way to earn money so I hid my poems. Then one day, I wanted to comment on an essay that a friend had written and found myself with a blog. That quiet whisper inside said, "You can write your poetry and no one will ever know.". I knew nothing of followers and the like at that time. So, here I am trying to learn my craft and enjoying every moment of it. My personal details are, I'm 57, married for 39 years, have one grown son who is God's gift to us and last but not least at all, I'm a Baha'i which basically means that I love all humanity.

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