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Mountains Poems

Mountains Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about mountains. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for mountains.

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Premium Member Whose woods are these
Whose woods these are I think I know.
They come not from the village though;
Since ancient times they’ve inhabited here
Vouchsafed the land through fire and snow.

The other settlers think it queer
To stop a pipe where no town’s near
Between the mountains, sea...Read More
Categories: mountains, environment,
Form: Rhyme



Country Church Nestled in the Wilderness

A country church nestled in a peaceful valley,
Against a glorious backdrop of tall mountains,
That were fashioned before Eden’s retched  malady,
That beset the human soul and rich surroundings.

Beautiful dog-wood trees with blossoms snowy white,
Bounded by rocks as old as the...Read More
Categories: celebration, christian, mountains, nature, nostalgia, religious, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
O beings of flesh and blood
O' beings of flesh and blood, 
Behold thy breaths! 
For I am sent to put an end
To your infinite cruelties and untamed lusts! 

What have you done to Earth! 
What have you done to hearts! 
You ruined the buds
You murdered...Read More
Categories: mountains, abuse, anxiety, corruption, cry, death, depression, war,
Form: Free verse
Far, Yet So Close
Verse 1:
When the sun peaks from the mountains,
It peaks from my windowpane of pain
I can feel the rain as it goes oh so insane
I am crying, crying, crying many fountains
Trying, trying, trying to find where you been

Pre-chorus:
Sputtering, sputtering, sputtering like...Read More
Categories: mountains, emotions, endurance, friend, friendship love, hope, muse,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Creation
I climb high up the tortuous path
Of a ragged hillock and 
In pensive solitude I look around
Upon the universe that surround me.
 
There from on high
I spy so many mysterious wonders
That God endowed this worthy earth,
And blessed all His creations
With...Read More
Categories: mountains, beauty, creation, thanks,
Form: Free verse



plane haiku
Lost Mustang pilot/Purple Heart killing Germans/English hillside, end

...Read More
Categories: conflict, flying, mountains,
Form: Haiku
Motionless Shantelle
 Motionless Shantelle
(The name Shantelle derives from the French  meaning “stone, stony place)


This is the story of  girl called Ashima, 
a beautiful Yi maiden and her beloved Ahei
Behind  mountains in her own land of Shilin 
 beneath...Read More
Categories: mountains, beauty, death, fate, lost love, sympathy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unfair Calories
Unfair Calories 

Chocolate cake, 
can be eaten fast or slow. 
Depends on who, 
is at the end of the fork. 
But I tell you true, 
there is a thing that happens, 
to... a... few. 

They are taken to better places,...Read More
Categories: mountains, addiction, america, angel, anti bullying, anxiety, appreciation,
Form: Free verse
My Plight

Fair enough,
Step out in the sun if you must;
Keep your head covered with a wet cloth.
The heat of the Indian Summer
Can be extreme, very exhausting,
Worse than the desert heat, you can say,
A person often loses his wits and brain.
For many...Read More
Categories: mountains, anxiety,
Form: Free verse
Compelled
drained by seven withering storms
dessert cactus and prickly thorns
littered was the winding road
that charted highways à la mode  

painted strokes of pastel hues
streaming waves of flowing blues
mountains rose that blocked the sky
eclipse when worlds defy

paths followed on cobblestones
passed fallen...Read More
Categories: mountains, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Saw Santy Claws Today
I saw Santy Claws today which was weird
Because he usually is not seen even in December
I told everyone 

They looked at me like I used to look at Chicken Little
When he was crying that the sky was falling in
Maybe the...Read More
Categories: mountains, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade, 9th
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Snowbird
S wimming in torquoise water, under the bright sun.
N ature's beauty surrounding the hotel.
O utside the window, tall mountains covered with snow, where people ski.
W atching the squirrels run around, searching for food.
B lue jays fly around, and rest on...Read More
Categories: mountains, family, fun, joy, may, water,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Before the Gale


Below the edge of the storm, a quietness,
a silence is shaken from the trees,
from the shingles, 
from the long ears of field rabbits.

There is rain in the air, a downpour not yet arrived,
it is only a rumor a hush beyond...Read More
Categories: mountains, poetry,
Form: Free verse
twin rocks
Oh magnificent rock towers/Over me up above/Past the sky and beyond/God is not even here/Figured he couldn't make it/This majestic rock stops all/Precedes what was before/Exceeds what will be......Read More
Categories: mountains, nature, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Ode to a toilet on a mountaintop
I climbed a mountain in a land of sun
Of epic landscape and of sweet cuisine
But scarecely had my lone ascent begun
Than woke a silent urge for a latrine

Too long must I have lingered at the wide
And bounteous smorgasbord in the...Read More
Categories: adventure, anxiety, beautiful, emotions, endurance, happy, mountains,
Form: Ode
The Curse of Conquerors Past, Part I
I write this down not knowing what to think,
or how to make sense of what I went through,
my name is Blake Jones, I was S.A.S.,
and everything that I write here is true.

This tale tells how we killed Khan Williamson,
the tyrant...Read More
Categories: mountains, adventure, conflict, dark, evil, history, scary, war,
Form: Epic
Will
He never once mentioned the pressure of his blood
or his Mam
I found dead on the floor

his Dad’s cancer
or his younger brother
not once, during the best years of my life

he fixed cars
with a pipe slowly smoking

a magician with gauges and valves

he...Read More
Categories: mountains, age, death, family, loss, love, society, tribute,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member True Love's Bloom
I'd never drawn a breath until we met
          And that one taken at the sight of you
              ...Read More
Categories: mountains, dream, passion, soulmate, true love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member SLEEPING GIANTS


The gentle breath
Of sleeping giants
Sweetly murmur
In soothing rhythm
Calm and enticing
A soft tremble in the valley
A false sense of security
An illusion most welcome
Hours of peace to soothe the heart
Maybe temporary but
It appeases the nervous souls
Forests on steep mountain slopes
Tremble in their...Read More
Categories: fantasy, mountains, nature, night, peace, sleep, surreal,
Form: Free verse
Catch A Feeling

Sitting alone, watching the night
Soaking in the last few minutes of daylight
On the roof, among the trees 
My skin tickled by a warm light breeze
Looking West, feeling blessed 
The pink sky makes the mountains silhouettes
My heart and mind open, bittersweet...Read More
Categories: mountains, art, dream, emotions, feelings, heaven, how i
Form: Lyric
Happy Birthday
I pray for Time to be a vast white canvass on which Potential’s quivering paintbrush colours all of Being in royal hues for you. 

May it layer your Time first with sweeping green meadows of Peace, Joy, and Love, nourished...Read More
Categories: mountains, art, beautiful, birthday, blessing, celebration, dance, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Icarus Rising
Little boy with eyes of
cloudless-sky-blue.

Hands lifted to trace trails
in imagined aether.

Climbing, climbing, climbing,
a boy no longer.

His father, bent over his drafting table,
bringing forth mammoth birds
of titanium and steel.

His dreams haunted by man-made wings, 
bearing him upward, ever upward.

Climbing,climbing,climbing,
a boy no...Read More
Categories: mountains, adventure, change, flying, mental illness, myth, mythology,
Form: Free verse
Rural Spaces
I like the forests,
the low, rolling hills,
I like rock rivers,
and meadows crop-filled.

I like the critters,
the big, ten-point deer;
you can keep the cities
that I won’t go near....Read More
Categories: animal, appreciation, city, imagery, meaningful, mountains, river,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Man of the Mountain
The Man of the Mountain was a landmark in the New Hampshire state
An amazing sight to see, what looked like a face on the mountain cliff
Visitors would come from all over the place , lucky ones didn't wait
To see this...Read More
Categories: beautiful, creation, mountains,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Eyes on the sky

A day of gray and white, snow and ice
But thankful for friends being nice
As the snow freezes, my heart stays warm
In the middle of this mixed weather storm
Hoping skies will clear by weekend to see the moon
It is predicted to...Read More
Categories: mountains, hope, moon, sky, winter,
Form: Rhyme