Joseph James Breunig 3rd

Veteran Poet - 1,370 Points (Bangor, Maine (USA))

Higher Ground - Poem by Joseph James Breunig 3rd

On God's holy mountain
I traverse a spiral path
of an upward climb
towards His higher ground.

My progress varies between
arduously slow and immoderately fast,
while trying to avoid same mistakes
that keep me in a circle going round.

Rockslides are temporary obstacles
that can only impede, but...
Never prevent me from reaching the peak
where one day, I'll be found.



Author Note:

By Joseph J. Breunig 3rd, © All rights reserved.
Author/poet, Reaching Towards His Unbounded Glory

Topic(s) of this poem: faith

Form: Cinquain


Comments about Higher Ground by Joseph James Breunig 3rd

  • (7/22/2006 8:50:00 AM)

    This is 'wonderful' J! And I agree with your assessment of 'Overview'...Nice. I think this is great!
    L
    (Report)Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • Ernestine Northover (3/19/2006 1:44:00 PM)

    I'm sure you will Joseph, you seem to have the determination to get there. Lovely write. Love Ernestine XXX (Report)Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
Read all 2 comments »



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags


Poem Submitted: Thursday, March 16, 2006

Poem Edited: Wednesday, January 7, 2015


Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]