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Muir Woods

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Muir Woods

People bat these words around - 
Majesty and grace;
Yet it's hard to find them both
Embodied in one place.

I've gazed on snow-capped mountains,
Seen that Canyon, truly Grand;
And loved Sedona and the red rocks
Of that native land.

But when I saw the redwoods
Jutting straight into the sky,
No words could paint that picture
So I will not even try.

I will repeat majestic, though,
And that will have to do,
For once you see those trees
I think that you'd be humbled, too.

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  1. Date: 4/11/2013 6:39:00 AM

    I want to visit there in the worst kinda way....now even more.

  1. Date: 4/8/2013 12:00:00 PM

    That's how I feel trying to say something witty about your poems. Better to just say nice one sometimes. :) Nice one! :)

  1. Date: 4/5/2013 11:52:00 AM

    Your poems about Napa and now this one. make me wonder if you live nearby? I live in Vacaville..and you? Always liked your work. BG