Join (Free!) | Login  

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


Featured Authors:  Keith Rowley, iHugh McCracken, iSteve Kerr, iBonnie Milani, iOralya Ueberroth, iNancy Neville, iTygo Lee, i

  Home > Vision/Metaphysical > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Dale Clark

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Poetry
· Blog
· 721 Titles
· 7,230 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
Member Since: Dec, 2001

Dale Clark, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.

Featured Book
The Deep Dark Well
by Douglas Dandridge

A Kuiper Belt Miner jumps through a wormhole 40,000 years into future, to an enormous space station that was once the center of a Galactic Civilization. She must discove..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Featured Book
The Golden Staff Saga: The Pillar of Light
by Christina Neely

The four gems have been stolen and Elena an ordinary girl from Earth must embark on a quest to find the gems and save El-Tepora...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Popular Poetry (Vision/Metaphysical)
  1.  Where Have All The Poets Gone?
  2.  A thorn is as beautiful as the rose
  3.  One Of Us
  4.  Follow Me!
  5.  A Fractal Image of You
  6.  Seven
  7.  Creedence Of Truth
  8.  Quirckle; A Mouse
  9.  Biocentrism
  10.  Fulfill My Fantasy
  11.  Truth
  12.  Making of Love & The Rosary of Thong-less
  13.  The Gloaming
  14.  LIFE IS LIKE ... A BOOK
  15.  I Create Reality
  16.  Mist
  17.  Moisture
  18.  “The Butterfly Effect”… - Sonnet
  19.  The Search
  20.  Passionate Drops Of Cosmic Energy

the forever west
by Dale Clark

Tuesday, October 27, 2009
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by Dale Clark
•  Oh, the night
•  self-awareness
•  reluctant prophet
•  horizon at midnight
•  poet caught in the headlights
           >> View all 721

the forever west

voices of the plains
drift across the bluffs
telling of sun-swept hillsides
grassy meadows
grama and curly mesquite
flowing into an opaque light

horsemen ride
into the forever west
rimmed by red
in the westerly light
mountain range
white tipped tops

the remuda, of horses
where cowboys choose
a horse to saddle and mount
to ride herd, to bond
with the brood
is nature in plain sight

a man no more than one
no better than any alive
be it only their horse
or the sweet grass
where the herd grazed

horsemen ride
into the forever west
seeking all the many deaths
on the far horizons
beneath the starlit many eyes
nothing gold has words

in the forever west

D.E. Clark



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

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

Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 11/5/2009
Lovely imagery here Dale...very well penned.

Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle 10/29/2009
Great written poem Dale.I enjoy reading it.Its always a pleasure to read your poetry,take care
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 10/28/2009
...this so reminds me of the wide open spaces of Monument Valley, Dale, and the kinda bush-grassses there. Big Skies, Big Light as depicts your drop-dead-gorgeous lines of: nothing gold has words/in the forever west. Can picture this scene being lived out at the foot of El Capitan (??? if my memory serves me well!) Can even smell and hear that creakin leather saddle! :)) xx

Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 10/28/2009
Dale, this is wonderful...the imagery simply beautiful.
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 10/28/2009
Vivid images, you make me want to go there to that time and place.
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 10/28/2009
The Forever West - a place I love to visit - and you took me there in this poem.
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 10/27/2009
love this! your words create strong visuals and a sense of our nation's past
Reviewed by steve Chering 10/27/2009
Yiii Hah' love it
Reviewed by Mary Lacey, Desertrat 10/27/2009

There is nothing as beautiful as the wide open west, and you have captured so well. Fantastic.

Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 10/27/2009
Beautifully, vividly imaged: tells of wide open skies and spaces. That's the West I love. =] As I do, this write: well done, Dale.

(((HUGS))) and love, karla.
Reviewed by Peter Schlosser (Reader) 10/27/2009
Fantastic poem Dale. Beautifully written! Sounds like a Cormac McCarthy of my favorites.
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 10/27/2009
WONDERFUL, LIKE ALWAYS!!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
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.