8 Comments on M – ‘MOUNTAINS’


Through the ages, you have cast a spell on man
Ancient to modern, from caves to heroes
Fascinated by your glory.

Thrilled by your sights and sounds
Looking behind and beyond your physical beauty
The man looks at you, and another looks through him.
The mind particularly sensitive and receptive

To your charm
The belief of Shiva is piece of symbolism of mountains
For the dignity composed and kept.
The love for mountains, virgin and calm
The heart melts for it till the dusk of the day
The night beauty when it’s away
Till the day’s dawn.

The mountain waves like an old breeze
The mountain rises like a small hill
The big wind swiftly leads the breeze
The call of mountains, so perennial and irresistible
Like a pleasure or a challenge.
The tall rocks conceal secrets within them;
Making men unravel it.
Every rock is a problem
Every rock is a question!!

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8 thoughts on “M – ‘MOUNTAINS’

  1. fabulus1710

    I remember reading “Paths of Glory” by Jeffrey Archer, which was a true story about a mountaineer. Do read it if you haven’t till now.
    And now this poem brought back those memories! I haven’t yet seen mountains. The only geographic landforms of high elevation that I’ve seen are hills! πŸ˜€

  2. kalaravi16

    Stoic and solid is what mountains mean to me. They stand resolute and sturdy to all the perils that they experience, rain or storm. Loved your beautiful take with a touch of mysticism to it.
    @KalaRavi16 from

  3. Dahlia

    I grew up with the mountains keeping a watch over me πŸ™‚ Did you know that like the sky and the water, even the mountains change color? It’s same yet different – rock steady yet unpredictable.

  4. RamyaRao

    Wow, that is a wonderful poem. Loved this line : The belief of Shiva is piece of symbolism of mountains.

  5. Cafenined Words

    Loved this on ‘mountain’

    The way you linked with Shiva residing there .
    And every rock is a problem .

    Adorable .

    I believe mountains are a bundle of happiness to a writer .

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