AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Sam Vaknin, iCarol Fowler, iHank Nuwer, iDelma Luben, iFrancis Eaden, iSherri Smith, iMatthew Miller, i

  Home > Nature > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Douglas W Bentley

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Books
· Poetry
· Stories
· Blog
· 33 Titles
· 215 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Jul, 2006

Douglas W Bentley, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
Noa The Little Scientist
by Shenell Bolden

A K-3 children's first chapter book introducng young girls and boys into the STEM pipeline...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
Disappearance- The Rise & Fall of Pan Am
by Fumiko Takahashi

I flew with Pan Am for 16 years. Now in English...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



Popular Poetry (Nature)
  1.  On Frozen Pond
  2.  Nature's Free Gifts
  3.  Turn Turn Turn
  4.  The Life of Leaf
  5.  Ode To A Red Fox
  6.  Feeding My Feathered Friends
  7.  Into the Cold
  8.  No real winter yet...
  9.  Winter Wonderland
  10.  Plastic World
  11.  My Winters beach not far...
  12.  Orchestra of Nature
  13.  Blushing, Baby Blossoms
  14.  Before the Dawn
  15.  Butterfly Blues
  16.  I'm Shutting The Blinds
  17.  First Snow
  18.  Rainbows!
  19.  Going Batty
  20.  Deep In Autumn





(11)Enchanted Land
by Douglas W Bentley

Saturday, October 09, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by Douglas W Bentley
•  Buddy, can you Spare a Dime
•  Life Unknown
•  The Old Hollow Tree
•  My Silence
•  Tiny Dancer
           >> View all 31

********


 

Enchanted Land

 

It was just an old license plate

From off the back of the camper

It was cracked, worn and aged

Had seen many a place

Came from Albuquerque

Nestled in the Sandia

Enchanted land

Ride the tramway to the mountain top

The horizon doesn’t seem to stop.

A desert oases

Where the Indian

And the Mexican

Live with the coyote

With the Manzano peeping in

It’s nuclear secrets buried underneath

Where the Horned Toad spits blood out of its eye

The Blue Tailed lizard runs by as if it could fly

The silky sands blow into every part of the body

Many canyons to hike that take you up high

Lot's of rocks to throw

Be in Santa Fe tomorrow.

 

It something I can’t do justice to describe

It’s visions are buried deep in my brain

Where many a sand forts were built

Sometimes I wonder if  remnants still remain

Enchanted land

Tumbleweed rolls on down that gravel road

Like they are chasing those horny toads

As long as the wind blows

Finding many an arrowhead for my bow

There’s lots to do

Be in Santa Fe tomorrow

Have a license to renew.

 

DWB © MMX    All rights reserved
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by JMS Bell 6/6/2011
SOUNDS LIKE YOU'RE REAL GLAD THAT IT EXPIRED, 'CAUSE NOW YOU GET TO GO TO SANTA FE, NOT THAT YOU NEEDED A REASON...YOU GO ANY TIME YOU DARN WELL PLEASE BUT,...IT SURE FEELS GOOD TO BE GOING TO SANTA FE...ON TOMORROW. YOU GOT LOTS OF LOVE FOR THIS PLACE AND YOU EXPRESS IT REAL WELL IN THIS WORK...ENJOYED. THANKS FOR SHARING. LOVE, BLESSINGS & FAITH...JOYCE * HIS INSPIRATIONS
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 1/10/2011
You have shared the attributes of the place effectively via your verses here, Douglas. Thank you. Love and blessings,

Regis
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 1/10/2011
Very well done sweet man..sure is great to read you again hope you are doning well..sorry I haven't been commenting due to some family matters etc. but I did post a poem ...Hugssss
Reviewed by Debra Baker 1/9/2011
Doug...every line reaped with and jumped into another adventure. A beautiful vision delivered in this write...
Reviewed by richard cederberg 10/11/2010
Nicely written Doug - different for you.
These free-flowing thoughts work well in their entirety.
Peace to you ...
richard
Reviewed by E T Waldron 10/10/2010
A rare rambling poem,with beautiful images,and interesting dialogue. Excellent, Douglas!

Love,
Eileen
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse 10/9/2010
this is offering is wonderful Douglas
and for me I think this could even be
a great country song
the rhythm and rhyme flows perfectly

gravel roads & arrowheads
Vickie
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 10/9/2010
Fine poetic and musical artistry Doug ~ brimming with memories and sweet words. Great ending~
Be well,
Christine



Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.