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Appalachian Trail

A haiku about courage from the mountaintop

By Bri CraigPublished 5 months ago 1 min read
Picture taken by the author at Chimney Rock State Park, NC

Appalachian spines

are forged from the cliff's edges,

not from trail markers.

inspirationalnature poetry

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Bri Craig

Bri Craig (she/her) is a variety pack writer. She enjoys writing poetry, webcomic features, humor, short stories, and personal anecdotes. Basically, neither of us will ever know what will be posted next!

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  • Call Me Les4 months ago

    I like that it's direct. I think it captures the essence of the challenge of mountains being tall and powerful.

  • Lena Borondia4 months ago

    Absolutely love this!

  • sleepy drafts4 months ago

    Stunning and thoughtful. I love the phrase, "Appalachian spines." Gorgeous.

  • Morgana Miller4 months ago

    This one makes me think. It's lovely.

  • Jordan Twiss4 months ago

    A strong piece. Not so in your face with its message, but very effective all the same. Well done!

  • KJ Aartila4 months ago

    Stunning image! :)

  • Eugenette Morin4 months ago

    I love the Appalachian Mountains... beautiful

  • Babs Iverson5 months ago


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