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Lindsey Haiku

Postby Andy_Lyon » Tue Sep 13, 2011 7:54 pm

Early snow, dusted peaks.
Wind-swirled mists. Glorious.
Summit solitude.
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Blanca and Ellingwood from Lindsey.
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Re: Lindsey Haiku

Postby mlees » Tue Sep 13, 2011 8:23 pm

I like it!

but here is one I like to embrace the day after a big climb:

sedentary life
snuggie smells of chinese food
febreze hides secrets
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Re: Lindsey Haiku

Postby oldschoolczar » Tue Sep 13, 2011 8:56 pm

Haikus don't make sense
They just don't translate into
the English language
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Re: Lindsey Haiku

Postby Jim Davies » Wed Sep 14, 2011 8:52 am

Andy_Lyon wrote:Early snow, dusted peaks.
Wind-swirled mists. Glorious.
Summit solitude.

And then the descent....
Scree-coated steep rock gulley.
Relieved to be down.
Climbing at altitude is like hitting your head against a brick wall — it's great when you stop. -- Chris Darwin
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Re: Lindsey Haiku

Postby Mooney Pilot » Wed Sep 14, 2011 9:45 am

On my bucket list
Are Lindsey and many more
43 to go
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Re: Lindsey Haiku

Postby sgladbach » Wed Sep 14, 2011 10:44 am

Aging man, young girl.
Lindsey blankets two bound souls.
Daddy loves daughter.

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We were there 9/10/11; was it the same foggy day as your ascent?
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Re: Lindsey Haiku

Postby RJansen77 » Wed Sep 14, 2011 10:45 am

sgladbach wrote:Aging man, youthful girl.
Lindey blankets two bound souls.
Daddy loves daughter.

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We were there 9/10/11; was it the same foggy day as your ascent?


This is fabulous.
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Re: Lindsey Haiku

Postby mountain_man » Wed Sep 14, 2011 12:26 pm

sgladbach wrote:Aging man, youthful girl.
Lindsey blankets two bound souls.
Daddy loves daughter.


Heart warming.
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Re: Lindsey Haiku

Postby Andy_Lyon » Thu Sep 15, 2011 8:02 am

Thank you all for sharing your own poetry. Made my day.

See you in the mountains.
It's a beautiful day to be alive and living in Colorado.

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