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"Goddess of the Sky"

Why they climb. A Haiku.

By Lena BorondiaPublished 3 months ago Updated 3 months ago 1 min read
Art & Words © Lena Borondia 2022, All Rights Reserved


High above the rest,

Fear-inspiring your summit—

A heavenly peek.


In Nepali, the name for Mt. Everest is "Sagarmatha" which means "Goddess of the Sky."


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About the Creator

Lena Borondia

Alaskan Grown Freelance Writer 🤍 Lover of Prose

Former Deckhand & Barista 🤍 Always a Pleaser & Eggshell-Walker

Lifelong Animal Lover & Whisperer 🤍 Ever the Student & Seeker

Traveler 🤍 Dreamer 🤍 Wanderer

Happily Lost 🤍 Luckily in Love

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  • Julie Buchy3 months ago

    Lena, your words speak. Well written. Tremendously enjoyed!❤️

  • Meagan Dion3 months ago

    Wow, that's your artwork? What's the medium? Both art and poem equally beautiful! Kudos!

  • Linda Rivenbark3 months ago

    Beautifully constructed! I love it!

  • C. H. Richard3 months ago

    Beautiful, Just lovely

  • Dawn Salois3 months ago

    Absolutely beautiful, Lena! I’m so glad you included the note, too. It definitely helps with the appreciation of the haiku.

  • Babs Iverson3 months ago

    Stunning!!! Left a heart!!!

  • sleepy drafts3 months ago

    This is so beautiful!

  • Cathy holmes3 months ago

    Great piece. Love that last line.

  • Heather Hubler3 months ago

    I loved your play on words in the last line! Beautiful :)

  • Lovely words and wonderful to see you back

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