Muriel Rachael Graham

(County Antrim, Ireland, UK)

Slieve Croob Mountain - Poem by Muriel Rachael Graham

How many sunsets arose behind your peaks?
Rippling water in the valleys
Quenched the thirst of "blackfaced" sheep.
Shrouded in purple heather or
The yellow of the gorse
Thunder rolled and lightning flashed
subsided, when it done it's worst.
Rumbled on among the drumlins
Complaining it hadn't achieved its goal
Standing stark against the skyline only
Showed the beauty of your soul.
Slieve Croob Mountain stands secure
In your shadow I grew up
Learned to trust in your creator
Faced the tempest in darkest hours
Said hello to misty mornings
Midst the heavenly perfumed flowers.

Comments about Slieve Croob Mountain by Muriel Rachael Graham

There is no comment submitted by members..

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

What do you think this poem is about?

Read poems about / on: purple, trust, water, beauty, sunset, flower

Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003

Muriel Rachael Graham's Other Poems

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. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  9. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]