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The Gentle Pass of Colorado

Updated on December 28, 2020


Her warm delicate breeze

sends whispered kisses

through the majestic trees

of vivid red, gold, and green

Inspiring the souls peaceful dream,

Bountiful, Sacred, and Clean.

Cascading crystal streams,

flow from the virgin white snow

capped mountains,

swelling the sacred pool,

to the lover's fountain.

From a majestic height,

the red hued sun yields to warm night,

and silken bright white stars sing,

by the firelight's glow,

Her smooth angelic face,

reflects the warm grace,

that overflows,

in the midst of humanities sacred place.

Welcome to the wonderland

of serene paradise,

where life freely flows,


The gentle pass of Colorado....

© 2009 Michael Achilles


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    Am I dead, yet? 

    11 years ago

    Autumn poem. As if I were there. I love this time of year, thanks for capturing it in a poem.

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    Connie Fiala 

    11 years ago from Australia

    Gary, thankyou for letting me get aquainted with your writing. You have a lustrous way with words...and as Kim said, you simply get better and better.

    Write on my friend, write on!

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    11 years ago from Alberta and Florida

    Michael, I recently drove through Colorado, on my way to Florida from Alberta, and it is a beautiful place. You've captured it.

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    Michael Achilles 

    11 years ago

    Thank you very much...Kim and Thanglynn....I sincerely appreciate your time and comments..

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    11 years ago from Long Beach, CA

    Oh so beautiful! I miss Colorado! U painted such a beautiful picture with ur words. Nicely done!

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    11 years ago

    I love it Gary. I think this is one of your best. Your like a fine wine, you get better and better with time.


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