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Glistening Point – By Me and D

Glistening Point

Glistening Point

The fire is crackeling

in the darkness of the night.

The fire is burning 

till the onset of first light.

When I

gaze into a flame

I feel the primal hush

stir and stoke 

behind black eyes.

The crush of dark 

and death

sharpened to a glistening point.

 —

The fire brings its stories.

From old days and long nights.

The fire is smoldering.

Under a starry winters night.

When I

gaze into the flame

I feel the primal hush

stir and stoke 

behind black eyes.

The crush of dark 

and death

sharpened to a glistening point.

— 

There is no way.

I can explain

the glistening

of an emerald flame.

There is no way.

I can explain

the glistening

 of an emerald flame.

Hello people I’m back! Sorry been so long had a mad and wicked last few months. I will not be posting as much as I did in the past as I feel I’ll post when the inspirations is really there.

This song was written over facebook with a  good friend of mine. It’s still not finished I think. Tell me what you think please? I’ll love some advice and ideas.

Hope you guys enjoyed it!

IT”S FRIDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Emerald Flame

Emerald Flame

 

Fire Ferocious

Fire Ferocious Fire

Fire Ferocious Fire

Fire! Fire! Ferocious fire! 
You restless wall of flame. 
Fire! Fire! Roaring higher! 
Your fury to never tame.

You show no mercy – no regard: 
A writhing army uncontrolled.
At least you don’t discriminate, 
Selecting to exterminate: 
All dealt with equal pain untold.

Fire! Fire! Ferocious fire! 
You restless wall of flame. 
Fire! Fire! Roaring higher! 
Your fury to never tame.

In time of drought you run amok – 
An open chimney of the land.
Prefer to scorch than suffocate: 
In blinding zeal, incinerate
To blackened vista now unmanned.

Fire! Fire! Ferocious fire! 
You restless wall of flame. 
Fire! Fire! Roaring higher! 
Your fury to never tame.

Destruction be your only goal
For you to vent your jealous wrath
On gentle life with caring soul
And human victims to console: 
As you are none, but psychopath.

Fire! Fire! Ferocious fire! 
You restless wall of flame. 
Fire! Fire! Roaring higher! 
Your fury to never tame.

So there it is – you are but flame: 
Reacting gases to adorn – 
With orange flicks of flailing arms, 
You’re flaunting your demonic charms! 
Now leave us for bereaved to mourn.

Fire! Fire! Ferocious fire! 
You restless wall of flame. 
Fire! Fire! Roaring higher! 
Your fury to never tame.

So many lives to claim.

Mark Raymond Slaughter 

Burns and Burns

Burns and Burns

A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart. 
Hal Borland 

A Single tree

A Single tree

Child of Africa

Kengwana mo Africa – I am an African child. The Nomadic Eagle is an African child

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Companionship

Companionship

Companionship

This is what we call COMPANIONSHIP

Coming from nothing at the start.

Out of laughter and things you could never have thought.

Moments like that one amazing fart!

Pouring your hearts out to each other.

Aiming to help or advise one another.

No one else you would rather share the moment with.

In these moments you help each other find clarity.

Out it comes like an ancient myth.

Needing no more than your best friends words.

Seeing the other’s worth as a human being.

Handing each other the keys to life and living.

Interacting on a basis of truth and understanding.

Putting each other first as much as needing.

This is what we call COMPANIONSHIP.

The Nomadic Eagle

BFF's

BFF’s

Looking At Stars

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Oscar Wilde 

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Cranes Take Flight

Cranes

Cranes Take Flight

You know its truly winter.

When you come grace us with your fights.

Like angels you appear. 

In the cold and snowy night.

You strut your stuff so confidently.

And show of  for all in sight.

You make it look so easy.

Like a professional in flight.

The dance of the cranes has no equal.

And so it will remain.

For the crane is the king off the dancing birds.

Forever it will reign.  

The Nomadic Eagle

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Spectacular in flight.

 

Nature’s Sound

Nature's Call

Nature’s Call

Listen. Can you hear it?

The sounds of nature is on the wind.

Do you hear the crickets call?

Do you here the leaves that fall?

Listen. Can you here it?

The sounds of nature is all around.

Do you hear the soft steps of ants in the night?

Do you hear the dung beetles where they battle and fight?

Listen. Can you hear it?

The sounds of nature is calling out.

Do you hear the hyena’s laughter of delight?

Do you hear the thundering echo’s of lions that fight?

These are the sounds of nature.

Those sounds that could sometimes pluck a tear.

But inspiring those who listen to its calls. 

For nature holds us captive in its great abounding halls.

The Nomadic Eagle

In the Bush

In the Bush

Cheer and Song

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.
J. R. R. Tolkien

Music the world's second language.

Music the world’s second language.

Meerkat

Meerkat

Meerkat

Meerkat  standing there looking at the world.

What do you see?

Do see me?

Or do you see the world in all its natural glory?

 —

Meerkat standing there looking at the world.

What do you see?

Do see the worlds a changing?

Changing from its once natural beauty?

The  Meerkat is the watcher of nature.

No other can take its place.

Standing in the Kalahari’s prairies and dust.

Looking at a world that once was.

A world that is now just going to dust.

The Nomadic Eagle

BBC Animals

BBC Animals

Call of the Ocean

Call Of The Sea

Call Of The Sea

Thy breakers call out to me

like carols on Christmas night.

From a far thy rumbles call to me

in a deep and restless night.

The  Nomadic Eagle

Call of the Sea

rumble,rumble,rumble…

The Hummingbird

Across the downs a hummingbird
Came dipping through the bowers,
He pivoted on emptiness
To scrutinize the flowers.
-Lava Lane and Other Poems (1925) The First Reforme

Grace is the Hummingbird

Grace is the Hummingbird

Volcano Erupts

Volcano Erupts

Volcano Erupts

For many years its lain dormant.

For many years until this exact moment.

Like a dragon coming out of its sleep.

Ready to make the world burn and weep.

The eruption is sudden and violent.

From far deep in the worlds womb where it once was silent.

Nothing in its close proximity will survive. 

Nothing will remain the same for that is a fact of life.

It brings change to that which once was stagnant.

Promising new life to the land covering it in a lava blanket.

A blanket from which will sprout all kinds of life.

A blessing in disguise from mother natures book of life.

The Nomadic Eagle

The Amazing Power Of Nature

The Amazing Power Of Nature

A Moving Sea

But let there be spaces in your togetherness and let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls. 
Khalil Gibran 

A Moving Sea

A Moving Sea

Night Time

Though my soul may set in darkness,
it will rise in perfect light;
I have loved the stars too fondly,
to be fearful of the night.”
― Sarah Williams

Moon and tree

Do not fear the darkness cause you have eternal sunshine in your mind.

Life verses Snow!

The future lies before you, like paths of pure white snow. Be careful how you tread it, for every step you take will show.

Every step will show!

First Snow of Winter!

First Snow Of The Year

The first snow has come in the dark of night.

Covering the mountains in a ghostly and enchanting white.

This year it came earlier than last.

Bringing memories of the year that’s past.

A year of good and bad.

A year full of what was happy and what was sad.

So the the winter finally officially dawns upon The Lands.

Till February sun brings summer again in its hands.

The Nomadic Eagle

Covering everything in White

Nature In All it’s Majesty!

Nature In All Its Majesty

The one thing I can  not live without

is the majesty that mother nature is all about.

All of mother earth holds its beauty.

From the smallest snowflake to a landscapes majestic beauty.

Everyday we find ourselves surrounded by towers of cement and steel.

Not looking outside and feeling for what is real.

Everyday we just live life as it feels.

Forgetting what live is all about and how we can heal.

I come from a country with astounding beauty and splendor.

A child of Africa forever and ever.

But I find myself  now in a world of man made structures that lets the mind wither.

With an unquenchable thirst for what lies just outside among the heather.

It is my dream to return to Africa.

For there nature runs rampant and free.

From the somber lands to the high flying Águila.

Such importance majestic mother nature holds for me.

Let’s go back to the ways of old and live free.

Enjoying mother nature in all its glory.

Opening up our minds for only then we will see.

Natures unfathomable majesty.

The Nomadic Eagle

African Wildlife

Morning Enlightenment

Enlightening Korean Sunrise

Enlightenment is always there. Small enlightenment will bring great enlightenment. If you breathe in and are aware that you are alive – that you can touch the miracle of being alive – then that is a kind of enlightenment.

– Thich Nhat Hanh

The Eagle

The Eagle

The Eagle soars on high.

Looking down to the land from the sky.

Almost floating like a feather

on the winds that carries it nether.

Always keeping a watchful eye

from there way… way up high.

Leaving no land unread.

In it’s eternal scavenge till it’s time for bed.

Even the Eagle has to rest.

Even if flying is what he does best.

He has to come down to the nest.

To recharge his buzzards head.

It’s at such times that he tries to understand himself.

Coming back from the distant lands where  he found himself.

These times he uses to contemplate.

For tomorrow may bring a strange new fate.

He wakes early in the morn.

Flying of into the new dawn.

Feeling the morning sun on his wings.

Knowing what today just might bring.

Suddenly he spots something on the ground.

Close to a big towering termite mound.

He ducks his head down.

Looking more focused on what he have found.

The air rushes past his wings.

Feeling the rush that only the chase can bring.

Suddenly the hare bounds of in a fright.

Trying to get out of the light.

But the Eagle has its ways.

Learned through all its life long days.

Tucking in his wings to get extra pace.

To quicken the hares deadly fate.

This is the life the Eagle leads.

Finding daily exactly what He needs.

Scavenging everywhere for new things.

Either on the ground or on the wing.

The Nomadic Eagle

The eagle and its prey!

The Mist

The Mist

The sun struggles in the morn.

Fighting through white pillows

hanging in the dawn.

The mist…

thick and white, 

is it’s shape. 

Making the landscape look

like an ice cream cake.

The mist takes over in the morn.

Rolling over every hill and lawn.

Awaiting the onset of  the dawn.

The mist…

thick and white 

is it’s shape.

Making the landscape look

like an ice cream cake.

The mist is such a mysterious natural state.

Comes around to any place.

A scary foe for any to face.

The mist…

thick and white 

is it’s shape.

Making the landscape look

like an ice cream cake.

The Nomadic Eagle

Thick and white

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Putting life into words.

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