View From the Mountain by Marc J. Yacht

View from the Mountain

Marc J. Yacht

10/25/2018

 

The air is thin but pure

As icy gusts chaff my skin

while a mother eagle soars

and eaglets fill her nest.

 

My parka is strung tight

Against the severe cold

Yet, I will remain

Among the clouds.

 

So undisturbed and peaceful

This place in limitless space

I see the mountain tops

And that is all I see.

 

I wish no part of the valley

So much trouble there

As factions fight by day

And anger fills the night.

 

I can only hope

That what is down below

Will never look up

Then fill the mountains.

 

 

 

 

 

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