Obdurate Wanderers

The last shadow puppets
Killing time
Riding goodbye horses
Made of glass

Chasing dreams
Dead and buried
Along the river of
Listening to nature’s
Ambient song
So beautiful
Lulling wandering souls

The smell of sulfur
Giving sneak peak analysis
Into next days
That may never arrive

Unchained minds
Ignoring false alarm prayers
The chandelier sky is

They ride their horses
Into the heavens
Becoming high valley drifters

Looking down
With love
Adoration and
Upon the world’s
Obdurate wanderers




About the Poet:
James D. Casey IV is a published author of two poetry books: ‘Metaphorically Esoteric’ & ‘Dark Days Inside the Light While Drunk on Wine.’ Mr. Casey’s writings have also been featured on numerous websites, in online magazine publications, and published in two poetry anthology books: ‘Pirate Poetry’ by Writing Knights Press, and ‘Where the Mind Dwells’ by Eber & Wein Publishing. Poetry Life & Times, Artvilla, and Realistic Poetry International all have him listed in their poet archives. James is a self proclaimed “bard & wordsmith, artist, free thinker, madman philosopher, feather spinner, cat lover, hat lover, owl enthusiast, and crystal collector” from the American South.



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