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Best Summits Poems

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Premium Member Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails - a collaboration with Robert and Teppo

Waking to cold blown tent, ground frozen icy hard
woods are my love, as is poetry to a bard.
Today starts my anticipated forest trek,
seeking salvation from...

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Categories: summits, appreciation, beauty, introspection, nature, self, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails
Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails

Waking to cold blown tent, ground frozen icy hard
woods are my love, as is poetry to a bard.
Today...

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Categories: summits, appreciation, beauty, creation, introspection, nature, solitude,
Form: Rhyme
Where Once Stood Man
What is it that our
vaunted intellect supposedly conveys?
That benefits the air and sea, 
summits, life and
broad expanse of land?
Now

Suppose that we 
at some stark moment
vanished...

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Categories: summits, peace,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member One With The Rainbow
Waist deep in an icy clear blue mountain lake
Under the watchful gaze of the Grand Tetons majestic grandeur
Snow peaked summits reaching clouds where they join...

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Categories: summits, blue, nature, rainbow,
Form: Free verse
Layers of the onion
Meaning, ever bending, never ending-ly open to changing it's mind and opinions,
by moving around words and pulling and pushing in different directions,
until everything changes, rearranges...

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© even flow  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: summits, introspection, life, on writing and words,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Unquotable Quotes VIIIL: SEXUAL HARASSMENT - the feminist kind
Unquotable Quotes VIIIL : SEXUAL HARASSMENT* - the feminist kind

(*”aggressive pressure or intimidation”: Is it really “any different” in most cases in the act, judging...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: summits, beautiful, crush, cute love, desire, humor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Green Hills
I shall not waiver nor will I digress
from gazing at these lambent hills of green
where mounds of grass like cobblestones progress
from creek beds where the...

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Categories: summits, nature, spring,
Form: Sonnet
Annemonenblüten/Flowers of the Anemone/Las flores de la Anémona
Am Fuße der Berge
Versteckt sich ein enges Tal
Im Schatten der Gipfel

Annemonenblüten im frischen Gras
Erste zarte Boten des Frühlings

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At the foot of the mountains
Hides a narrow...

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Categories: summits, nature
Form: Tanka
Dad
I never saw him but he said he could …
dive sixty feet
into three feet of drink ... i
saw him drown drafts
and distillers from glasses that...

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Categories: summits, childhood, depression, father, introspection, recovery from...
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Christ Mess Mourning
In the beginning there was a lonely word but soon after
            there was no...

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Categories: summits, celebration, christmas,
Form: Free verse
Three Sisters
Three sister winds,
Ephemeral progeny,
Spawned by the sun's relentless
But passionless heat
And the earth's inexorable 
Grinding rotation.
Sirocco dances across the vast emptiness
Of the Sahara;
Mistral roams over the...

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Categories: summits, sister, wind,
Form: Free verse
The Contamination
The flat evening
In the bowl
In the swing
Absolute control

In the sky
The gray air
A little shy
The white hair

In the morning
The beta blocker
In the evening
The scripture and prayer

The...

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Categories: summits, confusion, corruption, life,
Form: Rhyme
He Has Risen
He has Risen!
The Lord of Light, God’s Redeemer:
His Son, transforming man’s defeat
to summits of glory;

He has Risen! The Lord of Light,
Destiny’s Leader, Father and man’s
ever...

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© Joe DiMino  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: summits, blessing, destiny, easter, faith, religion, truth,
Form: Free verse
The Writer
The secret of life,
making old things new:
fluffing the seas
long flattened 
by sails…
restoring clouds
to the summits of mountains,
not one worth the climb
were it not for
high mysteries

I...

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© Joe DiMino  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: summits, creation, imagination, inspiration, wisdom, writing,
Form: Free verse
Before The Gates Of Alahsar - Original Version - 9
9.

Now a bolt of lightning plummets,
from Heavens own, mighty summits,
it does stay there, as it hits the ground,
as thunder roars, its mighty sound.
Up the bolt,...

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Categories: summits, dark, death, dream, fantasy, light, love,
Form: Epic
Coronavirous Verse
Glorious human race!

Monstrous machines 
unto globe thou place.

Surpassed grandeur, 
overwhelmed with grace;

Heaven's territories 
thou subdue 'nd embrace;

Surmounted all mysteries, 
summits and space.

Yet, thy mightiness, 
perfection...

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© A. Alsyouf  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: summits, health, humanity, irony, poetry, power, vanity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member GIANT AND MADDY OF THE BIG PEOPLE STONE
GIANT AND MADDY OF THE BIG PEOPLE

Productive people on the go.
The Big People are God’s formidable soldiers exploring the world.
Never do we fear what is...

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Categories: summits, adventure, courage, creation, peace, philosophy, time,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Rainy Days
The monsoonal matriarch cradles her pregnant belly 
Delirious with life giving blood from the womb of all nature’s gifts
As she lays distended, expectant and grey
Upon...

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Categories: summits, rain, rainforest, storm,
Form: Free verse
As Little Boys
As little boys 
we rode bikes
fast down the dunes,
on the vertical side
of Sand City

Big tires creased
deep furrows 
in the down-slope,
same as boats trailing
wakes upon the...

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Categories: summits, childhood,
Form: Free verse
Rainy Days
The monsoonal matriarch cradles her pregnant belly 
Delirious with life giving blood from the womb of all nature’s gifts
As she lays distended, expectant and grey
Upon...

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Categories: summits, rain, rainforest,
Form: Free verse
Life's Climb

steep, rocky ascent -
divine source brightens vista 
summits surpass blues 
  

written 6/26/15 
for Senryu On Your Own Existence Contest...

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Categories: summits, faith, introspection, life, light, mountains,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member THE AVALANCHE

In the bitterest of the cold polar north shadows of illusions dwell,
Reflections of light on ice, maybe so or is there more to these
Optical delusions,...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: summits, adventure, animal, conflict, fear, holiday, horror,
Form: Free verse
Mountains
Would I could recall and savor
the striking moment
I came to know of mountains.
Not lowland’s timid rolling hills,
adorned with scant veneer
of weeds, cement and green-grass lawns,
but...

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Categories: summits, mountains,
Form: Free verse
Inuit Silence
The lake freezes over as the snow falls deeper,
Tiny white stars that drift tenderly from up high.
The heavens steal sacred crystals from their keeper,
Like silver...

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© Elaine Ho  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: summits, animals, inspirational, native american, nature, peace,
Form: Rhyme
Journeying Through Mountains
Majestically they've stood since time had its start
rising on a cartographer's global elevational chart
Mountain ranges, wondrous works of God's creation
that eyes have beheld for centuries...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: summits, mountains, travel,
Form: Rhyme