Poetry / Uncategorized / western

Cowgirl Nomad

She shows up

like a slim Mae West

wearing fringes and boots

ten shades gone is the ingenue

beneath a plethora

of wild ringlets

her mind delves and unravels

fades to sawdust memories

and tequila nights

She stands regally

in those polished boots

and dances

a sempiternal two-step

among cactus

once mistaken

for lily pads

As the whispering earth pulsates

in unison

to the beat of coyote songs

and the rush and roaring

of that

rambunctious wind

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28 thoughts on “Cowgirl Nomad

  1. “ten shades gone is the ingénue” OMG, what a line! It’s as if by living, she has finally figured out what life is all about. The closing lines are awesome as well, dancing to the music of the earth, the rambunctious wind. Well done! 🙂

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