Bill Simmons

Man On A Mountain - Poem by Bill Simmons

The old man sat on a mountain top
He looked out towards the sea
He wondered where his whole life it went
He could feel the mountain breeze

Mountain you and I, we let it pass by
Now I can only dream
Of all the places I have never been
But I always wanted to see

I found a good woman, raised a couple of boys
I guess they will carry my name
I wonder one day if they will visit you
Look out across the sea the same

I had a good life, I tried to live it right
But mountain you and I
I don’t have a lot of time
Then the old man he cried

Later a year, a young man on a mountain top
Holding a small boys hand
He sits him on his knee, they both look out to sea
One day son, you will understand.

Copyright 2005 Bill Simmons

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  • Marilyn Lott (6/3/2007 2:14:00 PM)

    Very nice poem about nature and
    those around it along with a story
    to tell. Excellent!
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, October 26, 2005

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