Poet Corner

A new poem here by Cumbia

Here’s a new poem by Cumbia Padilla, writer and poet of Madrone cabin  July 18, 2011. She comments on the Clean Cabin Inspection: poetry clean cabin

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HAIKUS by Greta

Cool Stinging nettle stands in the softly blowing wind as the river goes shoemarks in the dirt friends laughing all around you fills the camp with smiles Dirty yucky feet greasy groudy bodies stink very badly

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Nelson (counselor on Teen hike ’09)

Walking with turtles is my new favorite thing Patience, my reward

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Lily Herbert (written on the teen hike ’09)

My heart was light It blew away in the wind like a balloon But I need to stay grounded Digging my roots into the cool, moist irt I scream an it echoes off the scraggy cliff back into my head, I can see it like a reflection The reflection isn’t clear like looking into the […]

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Raychell Bray ( teen hiker 2009)

Finally  at the end of the day I sit and look at the sunset. I un pack my pack and unload I feel better than the ay before The pain from my legs is starting to fade And I look back and think: Wow, I did it. I’m so proud of myself!

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