Second Thoughts of a Mountaineer

Mountain

the mountaintop affords
a spectacular view;
one can marvel at a vast
unencumbered sky

but above the tree line
the air blows thin and cold

ah

I prefer to live easily
in the less lofty climes
of those I love

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Author: redgladiola

Creative writer happily predisposed to flights of fancy. You can find my poetry and short prose at https://redgladiola.wordpress.com

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