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Majestic Mountains
Bob Kimberly


The Olympics shine
in the morning sun,
with every edge
and snowcapped top
chiseled from the sky
in awesome grandeur.

Far to the east in the
Blue Ridge Mountains,
Pisgah and The Rat
recline soft and blue
in their smoky vistas,
rising above the valley
with quiet majesty.

© by Bob Kimberly.
Used here with the author’s permission


Bob Kimberly is living in Excelsior, Minnesota after 54 years in Bellevue, Washington where he worked and ran a horse farm with his wife. Bob loved poetry growing up and in school, but didn't really do any writing until after he retired and joined a creative writing class. Although he writes mainly for himself, he has self-published four collections of poems and numerous chapbooks used as Christmas presents for family and friends. His poems have also been published in a variety of journals.



Post New Comment:
Appealing blend of literal and figurative language
Posted 11/06/2020 08:14 AM
Lori Levy:
The poem gives a feeling of peace.
Posted 11/05/2020 06:33 PM
I can see them! Thanks.
Posted 11/05/2020 10:01 AM
Ron Stewart:
I love " recline soft and blue in their smoky vistas". Beautiful, peaceful, and very poetic
Posted 11/05/2020 09:16 AM
Like being there. Beautiful poem.
Posted 11/05/2020 08:51 AM

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