Monday, April 30, 2018

The Colorado Mountains--By Richard M. Nesta--United States

The Colorado Mountains

I have felt the essence of God
most strongly
In the Colorado Mountains
In its mighty Forests
and its lazy, flowing streams
It is in the midst of such
Grand Nature
that I pray
I feel the winds
across my face
and I breathe in
the fragrances
that they carry
refreshing, cool and
soothing to the Soul
awaking me
to this joyous feeling
of solitude and a oneness
with all that is around me
I become a part of this

The writer, Richard M. Nesta, grew up in Massachusetts, just several miles from his heroes, Ralph Waldo Emerson & Henry David Thoreau. He visited there regularly and would just read their works on their land. He would never have believed that thousands of people would enjoy his work.


  1. yes, there are some places where we feel God's presence more so than others - lovely write

  2. Dear Richard,

    A wonderful description of peace and quiet in a place where we can set or mind at ease. Thank you for sharing.

    Best wishes,

  3. Beautiful poem, Richard. I hear that the Colorado Mountains are not only grand, but are breath-takenly stunning. Thank you for sharing and continued blessings!


  4. Dear Richard,

    Solitude in nature is such a gift, a chance to feel closer to God as you share. Our big family vacation the was to the Colorado as a teen. We didn't want Dad to spend $60 for the Pike's Peak tour. He said, "We didn't come this far to miss this." Oh, we got a motel with pool and we were set!" How times have changed, yet our big family vacation was with my parents to Glacier. I guess times haven't changed that much. Thank you for bringing back wonderful memories for me. I hope you enjoy your time spent here. Welcome to Whispers!