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Cadillac Mountain Sunrise: Cadillac Mountain Sunrise is an eerie moment, with rows of people standing in silence
Posted by Douglas, Sep 29, 2007. 3587 views. ID = 61

Cadillac Mountain Sunrise

Posted by Douglas, Sep 29, 2007. 3587 views. ID = 61
This post was written in 2 minutes.
This poem came out of a trip to Acadia National Park, when a friend and I made it to the peak of Cadillac Mountain in time for sunrise.
This post has been awarded 19 stars by 5 readers.
This post is Part 1 of a writing series titled Stories and Poems About Mountains.

Rows
Of
Silent
Silhouettes
Awaiting the sun -
A golden knife, slicing the gloom

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This post has been awarded 19 stars by 5 readers.
This post is Part 1 of a writing series titled Stories and Poems About Mountains. The next part of this series can be found here: October Climb.
This post is part of a writing prompt: A Fibonacci Poem

Comments


Laura
Sep 30, 2007
I like it :-) Especially how you can add such good metaphor to such a short poem.
   ~Posted by Laura, Sep 30, 2007

Douglas
Oct 2, 2007
Thanks! I actually put a bit of work into that one long before I posted it here. It was published last year in "The Fib Review"
   ~Posted by Douglas, Oct 2, 2007

reneep31
Oct 4, 2007
Good poem.
   ~Posted by reneep31, Oct 4, 2007



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