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Post  Fred West on Thu May 16 2013, 04:09

Hot days and Deadly Nights
He looked across the barren land
All he saw was more and more sand
He looked a bit closer and saw the snake leaving its glide pattern in its wake.
Looking ahead he saw some more, or rather thought he saw a shore,
He saw the image lying there
But it was gone and the sun bore down, he began to omit a frown,
Lost in the desert and nowhere to go, this indeed was such a blow.
He stayed within the wings of shadow
The plane had crashed and the sun shone bright,
Oh how he wished that it was night!
No call of owl or hearing flight
Nothing he could see now he was not in flight.
He waited for night fall and drank a mouthful from the bottle
He waited for the drink to totally settle and then he lay down and tried to sleep
Listening to the wind as it went across the desert,
Now he slept and dreamed of home, oh what he would do for another steak on plate
Or a pint of juice with some of his mates,
But no he went into the desert full of sand and now things were totally out of hand
He was lost and nowhere to go,
Oh how his mind did really begin to flow.
He counted the days that he lay in the sand, and now he heard the helicopter come
He raised his hands and yelled with all his might
He would be going home and not suffer another deadly night
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