Posted in Haibun, October 2019

Majestic Mount Hood

Mount Hood in Oregon
Mount Hood image from Wikipedia

Snow capped giant

Rises before me, I gaze

In awestruck wonder

Once more, Mount Hood, the sight of you has taken my breath away. Though miles away from me you loom in front of me like a blockade. Clouds hover above your snow capped peak. I gasp. You are intimidating, yet so beautiful.

I remember when I visited you and stood at your base, smelled your mountain air, and trembled at your majesty.

None other I have seen strike me with awe like you do giant rock.

Haibun

OctPoWriMo 2019

For info on Mount Hood visit this link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Hood

Posted in August 2014, Haiga, Haiku, Haiku Horizons Weekly Prompt

Clear Views

Haiku about seeing 5 mountains on a clear day
Original Poetry by Leona J. Atkinson©2014 Photograph created in Photoshop from images found on Wikipedia.com Views of Mount Hood, Mount St. Helens, Mount Jefferson, Mount Adams, and Mount Rainier.

Bald Peak State Park–Scenic Viewpoint.  In clear weather the park offers views of Mount Hood, Mount St. Helens, Mount Jefferson, Mount Adams, and Mount Rainier.
(I actually saw the view of the five mountains one clear day when I was at Bald Peak Park.  At the time I did not have a good camera with which to photograph the scene, therefore I had to create the picture that you see here, but the original view was similar though not quite as clear.  However, it was so amazing as I did actually  see all five mountains!   I wish I would have had a camera that could have captured that experience.  Maybe someday…..:)

Haiku Horizons Weekly Challenge:  Week 28–Prompt: Clear