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Bagging Kid Charlemagne

Rating: 3.8

You cannot see the upper reaches of Everest
from the base camp, where you acclimatize
with attitude and finger exercises.

In starting your embrace of the peak,
You must move with an almost monotonous precision,
perfecting each phrase, bend, hammer, and lift-off,
owning each measure before moving
across hours to Camp Two,
then Camp Three,

each section with its hurdles and mazes,
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Guy Lip-more 23 March 2014

Excellent write, loved this.

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Tailor Bell 09 September 2006

masterful blending of these two endeavors. strong work. -Tailor

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Joy Vanderhelm 22 January 2006

The twist in this one is superb. The comparison envious. I think this is the best I've read of you. But, then, I haven't gotten too far down the list, yet. I will, though, given time.

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Chuck Audette 02 January 2006

Cool poem. An interesting intermingling of two different, but lofty, goals. -chuck

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Lenchen Elf 31 March 2005

I really went along with the steep ascent, even more so when the twist came: -) .

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Solitary Man 31 March 2005

Very good. Did you mean 'attitude' or 'altitude'?

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