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Snow-capped Mountain Post by :jrleech Category :Poems Author :Hilda Conkling Date :September 2011 Read :1372

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Snow-capped Mountain

Snow-capped mountain, so white, so tall,
The whole sea
Must stand behind you!

Snow-capped mountain, with the wind on your forehead,
Do you hold the eagles' nests?

Proud thing,
You shine like a lily,
Yet with a different whiteness;
I should not dare to venture
Up your slippery towers,
For I am thinking you lean too far
Over the Edge of the World!

(The end)
Hilda Conkling's poem: Snow-Capped Mountain

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