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1967 Kodiak Island, Alaska
by Karen Gallo Dunn

Friday, December 07, 2001
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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Soft Silky Valleys
Naked Delicious Mounds
Nature's Beauty Abounds
Enticed me with Desire
My Curiosity was Set on fire

A Mystic Journey
Magnificent Peaks
Should I climb This Mountain
Is it out of My Reach?

Alas! on Top
I can't be Stopped
I climbed "Old Woman Mountain"

Must Beware -- the Kodiak Bear
Lives There --
The Dogs Lick their chops
For Lunch They Stopped
To eat from the Salmon Buffet
Free from Nature -- loaded in the streams
Natural Lakes - Reflections Everywhere
Is this Real or just a Dream?

Majestic Beauty from the Mountain Top
Cannot be explained
God's Landscape
No painter could capture
No picture could contain

The wonders and beauty of nature
Are there for you to Find
Grateful that I was young
when blessed with an opportune time.

Never thought I'd make it to the top
But, wonders never Cease
Now -- How -- to get back Down
This Mountain is so steep.

I just sat on my buttocks
and slide down the mountain side
My poor buns are killing me
It was one hell of a ride

Back from my journey
Safe at Home
Vivid Visions in my mind
I really. Really, really did
"Old Woman Mountain" Climb.

I conquered the Mountain
And you can too
Just envision this poem in
your creative mind.
If you have a good imagination
You can visit my mountain
any time.


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Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 2/29/2008
Having always wanted to visit Alaska, you took me as close as I've been - beautifully imaged in verse - thank you, Karen - maybe one day I'll get to go there and see the Northern Lights!! Well done.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Michelle 12/17/2001
Beautiful peom! I only wish i could write like that. Karen has a wonderful way with words that make you feel what she is describing!
Reviewed by Gregory Sonn (Reader) 12/8/2001
Karen, the top of your mountain is beautiful! Look to your left, THAT'S ME WAVING!
Wonderful picture in my mind. I hope I can think my way down instead of your mode of transportation!LOL!
Thanks for the adventure. Gregg
Reviewed by Mark J. Gallo 12/7/2001
If I remembered the words I would sit back I'd close my eyes and visualize what a trip -- it would have been -- to slide down the mountain with you again.
Reviewed by zac 12/7/2001
Very nice, it felt like I was there
Reviewed by Trixie Love 12/7/2001
Oh Karen,
I absolutely love this one...
I did have a chuckle with the way you slid down the montain..
Excellent write....
Also, I want to thank you for
your beautiful words on
"Whispering Winds"
It made my heart feel warm...

Reviewed by Wayne 12/7/2001
I conquered the mountain too. Another excellent graphic too.
Reviewed by Diane Szkutnicki 12/7/2001
This is beautiful.I love poetry about the beauty of nature,it puts me into an enchanting mood. Love,Diane

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