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Nature's Lovely Visions

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Nature's Lovely Visions

I have trekked across glaciers beneath high Sierra peaks.
Taken cover in blazing torrents on the rim of the Grand Canyon.
Picnicked under giant red woods, where trees last centuries.
Camped on sheltered islands removed from the coast.
Dove into kelp forests of the brisk Pacific Ocean.

Gawked at grand herds of bison in Yellowstone’s valleys.
Kayaked bays, arms length from inquisitive dolphins.
Viewed bald eagles plying the waters of azure, clear lakes.
Angled  pristine rivers in the footprint of the Tetons. 
Shuttered in reverence at the base of Zion’s pale cliffs.

The memories of these visions I will never disown.
None of them compare to the smiles of the women I’ve known.

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  1. Date: 7/29/2011 4:07:00 PM

    None of them compare to the smiles of the women I' ve known. Guess i am also included...another gr8 write ! I read this before

  1. Date: 7/28/2011 3:13:00 PM

    Wonderful creative writing today Michael. I will be back soon to read more if the gremlins in PoetrySoup will permit. Love, Carol