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In the Autumn of my Life

Oh! Yeasterday

Oh! Yeasterday


"Nothing is Forever!"

Today's Evil


In the Eye of the Tiger

A Conversation between My Cat and Dog

If, I Had It All To Do Over!

Twilight Honor

A Portrait of my Life

Fifty Years of Tears

Eternal Rest

Do You Remember When?

Mirrow Reflctions

Who Knew?

"Jack Who?"

Ain't That a Shame?

Hopefully, They will Say...

Does It Matter?

Love Found

Who Knew?

My Little Dog named-Art

Yesterday's Autumn

A Bowl of Cheers?

I Say!

My Quest

Near Miss

Dreams of Yesterday

Do You Remember?

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The copper sun scorches the desert sand,
as it reflects the wavering heat waves,
dancing hypnotically across the never
ending deserted land.

Can you feel the burning heat?
Can you feel the hot sand under your feet?
Burning throat, dry cracked lips…
hot southern wind in your face,
as you breath in short shallow

Lost in the desert…
Look all around, nothing but hot sand
as fore as your red swollen eyes can
see… just more sand.

But what’s that just a head?
Water! Water everywhere, but
not a drop to drink…

Thirsty! Oh! So thirsty!
It’s just mirage, I think.

Oh! What I’d give for just
one little drink!  

Jackie R. Kays

Note: I don't know about you!
      But I'm going to the kitchen
      and get me a big drink!...smile.

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