To Touch The Sky: Historical Poetry on Sir Edmund Hillary’s and Tenzing Norgay’s historic first summit of Mt. Everest

 


Years ago I started a collection of historical poetry that focused on the historic first summit of Mount Everest by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay.  After I lost an entire computer’s worth of files and work, I set that collection aside for a while to work on other projects, but always planned to revisit the Everest poetry.

Here’s a sneak peek at what some of that will look like…  The first poem in the collection…  Why We Climb Continue reading

A Rediscovered Poem

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I recently found a poem that I originally wrote ten years ago.  It was quite an experience to read it and get instantly transported back to the breezy cool morning of September 8th, 2005.  It was a Thursday morning and I happened to be on the beach around sunrise.  I’m still not exactly sure why I was there, to be honest.  I guess it just hit me late one night that I had not seen the sunrise over the ocean Continue reading