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The Mountain Speaks

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The Mountain Speaks

(This is a "childhood" poem, written many years ago.)

High above the pristine falls
the looming mountain lifts its walls.
A monolith of stony gray,
with bulky lips, it seems to say:
"Eons passed since I've been here;
nothing have I seen to fear
while above my walls, from year to year,
about the world below I peer.
My walls so high, so steep and strong,
protect me well from all that's wrong.
Would that Man below could see
how I keep all harm from me.
Would that he could build a wall
about his home, his family -- all --
to keep them safe from Evil's charm,
which causes Man unending harm."

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  1. Date: 2/20/2014 11:03:00 PM
    Delightful, Leo, You have blessed me today with your poetry. Thanks and have a great evening.

  1. Date: 2/17/2014 8:12:00 AM
    one word "superb" Leo congrats on being featured lovely write hug

  1. Date: 2/2/2012 12:02:00 PM
    Excellent work that you did as a child..Enjoyed reading this one today...The childhood talent follows the man..Your presence at my work was uplifting..Sara

  1. Date: 1/26/2012 3:07:00 PM
    A lovely glimpse of why your talent shines so brightly now. What an insightful child with an understanding far beyond your years, I am sure.

  1. Date: 12/1/2011 2:09:00 AM
    Ahhhh the walls...I know them well. You've captured this idea of building them so well. It's a defense mechanism...is it not? Well done, Enjoyed !!

  1. Date: 6/10/2011 12:55:00 PM
    Gosh, you sure expressed a lot of wisdom in this poem, Leo. Lots of people build walls around themselves and refuse to let others get to know them. I'm taking the walls down so I can have more social interaction, but I understand what you're saying here. Well done! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 6/8/2011 1:50:00 PM
    i really enjoy reading your poetry it is so varied and so full of life. David

  1. Date: 6/8/2011 7:56:00 AM
    Really interesting poetry Leo, i did enjoy it and thanks so much for your heart warming comment on my poetry REFLECTION.Marvel Godwyn

  1. Date: 6/5/2011 9:07:00 AM
    Very nice.Thanks for catching my mistake in my haiku-Sizzle..I fixed it.Have a great day love.Kacey

  1. Date: 5/27/2011 9:18:00 PM
    You sure could have fooled me about it being a childhood poem, Leo. Well done thought generating poem. Pretty sharp.

  1. Date: 5/26/2011 4:37:00 PM
    WOW...this is a very rich poem...the words themselves so lure the reader to keep...reading. enjoyed every second...Love Randa