Desert stories, books, poems, and more

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Thousands of years ago, the once great and powerful Kingdom of Solomon fell, sinking under the dunes of a vast desert and took with it a great many secrets. One secret, however, has now been discovered: The Tree of Life, said to grant anyone who eats of it's fruit immortality.… Read More
Beauty can be found amidst chaos. Read More

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A lost soul wanders through a wasteland and meets several strange characters along the way. Read More
Dead to the world, I carry on, it is I who is close to death, about to leave my kingdom Read More

Tags: death, desert, dieing

Zin loses his job the aftermath of the Great Recession and embarks on a cross country trip across the United States, encountering many adventures and mishaps along the way. Read More
Two men set off on a dangerous venture across the desert. One that could potentially terminate their lives, as they attempt to search for a better life, not only for themselves, but for their family and friends as well. Read More
A bird flying over desert sands. Read More

Tags: desert

Deserts are mysterious. With their golden sands and precious dunes, these wide plains have nurtured treacherous perils for centuries. The smooth hilltops shelter kings. The azure skies worship the renowned queen. The scorched lands ensconce a lethal assassin. If forests are heaven, deserts are hell. Yet some thrive! Freedom Writing Read More

Tags: sky, sand, desert, snake, hawk

They say a truck with the devil behind the wheel will drive down Route 7 at night if your naughty. Herman shouldn't have cursed at a passing graveyard. Read More

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They were Aliens looking to fit in, and they were not doing well at it; then came the Alien Tracker. Read More
A summary of two days of hiking in southern New Mexico this fall, especially pertaining to the insects I saw. Read More

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An experimental short story based upon an allegory on the rebirth of a new mankind. Read More
This is a writeup of a hike I did recently (February, 2021) in the desert of southeastern California, known as the Colorado Desert (named after the river). Read More
The following is a hiking trip report from a hike that I did last spring out in the desert--specifically focusing on the butterfly species I would (hope to) find. Read More
There are a bunch of YouTube vids on Atlantis and the Richat Structure that caught my eye. ...An interesting maybe, for sure. This work is a poetic exploration of that hypotheses. Technical notes follow the poem, if'n you are interested. SPP Cover photo: Alejandro BGN, Nov 2019 Read More
All the colors here are new colors and things are not what they seem (swear words are not swear words, you can google my color selection). The gypsy here is my cabin house in the mountains during my childhood. It is situated on a bolder with two overlapping sierras as… Read More
There is more than one kind of vampire, or so it seems. Read More

Tags: desert, bath, mob, vanpire

This is a quick poem I wrote last night, just describing different worlds and feelings , places I've been and such..... Read More
An old one reworked for the Australiana collection. An anecdotal story about desert creep and big farming practices. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 27, 2020

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Tags: alone, stars, desert

A very odd and weird, I say it lightly, poem, about being stuck in the desert! Read More
This is a true wee story, when wife and I were out dining for lunch long ago, when she could not eat normal diet. It was a splurge day. Sharing a plate together was one of the better experiences for at the time. Though the desert tray, was a bit… Read More

Tags: desert, tray

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A man takes it into his own hands to punish people for their sins. Read More

Tags: death, hell, desert

Book / Young Adult

September 24, 2019

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This book is about a boy named Chris Hemmingsworth who lives in Egypt with his two scientist parents, his best friend, and someone who he really likes. But when his parents get kidnapped, Chris will have to solve this mystery with his two friends, under the desert moon. Read More
A blizzard at night in the high desert can be an oracle of prophecy.... Read More
Destiny: When everything seems to go awry, but one ends up in the right place at exactly the right time. Read More
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