Sunrise on Mt. Fuji

Today at dVerse, Paul is the Pubtender. He is prompting us to write on “drunkenness”.

Sunrise on Mt. Fuji
On Mt. Fuji’s summit
the air is thin.
The water in my bottle is warm –
as it goes down my throat –
pure nectar!
The sun begins to rise.
I become drunk on the sun –
peace settles in my soul.

28 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Vivian Zems
    Feb 20, 2018 @ 15:59:12

    A very sober and sensible write.☺

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  2. paul scribbles
    Feb 20, 2018 @ 16:01:51

    Short and so very very sweet

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  3. Björn Rudberg (brudberg)
    Feb 20, 2018 @ 16:05:17

    I can also imagine being drunk on such a view… love the experience you share.

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  4. kim881
    Feb 20, 2018 @ 16:22:28

    I always have a bottle of water with me, Toni. I would love a sunrise here that I could become drunk on!

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  5. Misky
    Feb 20, 2018 @ 16:56:38

    A sunrise is worth getting tipsy over!

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  6. Beverly Crawford
    Feb 20, 2018 @ 17:17:03

    Ah, the very best kind of drunk!

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  7. merrildsmith
    Feb 20, 2018 @ 17:20:22

    Drunk on the sun–I can understand that! Beautiful photo, too.

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  8. Moss
    Feb 20, 2018 @ 17:29:40

    Drunk on the sun. That’s perfect. Let’s do it together. I’ll bring the coconut oil; you mix the daiquiris. 🙂

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  9. Frank J. Tassone
    Feb 20, 2018 @ 18:04:08

    Ah, the ecstasy of witnessing sunrise on a peak like Mt. Fuji! A worthy drink to imbibe!

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  10. Frank Hubeny
    Feb 20, 2018 @ 19:25:54

    It is peaceful getting drunk on a sunrise.

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  11. Truedessa
    Feb 20, 2018 @ 22:16:54

    I could get drunk on that gorgeous sunrise, fill my cup to the rim..

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  12. purplepeninportland
    Feb 21, 2018 @ 09:07:37

    Gorgeous photo! This is the way I feel watching the sun set over the ocean.

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  13. rothpoetry
    Feb 21, 2018 @ 09:10:50

    Beautiful poem. I can see the sun coming up over the distant horizon… It must have been a beautiful sight. Even warm water tastes good on top of a mountain!
    Dwight

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  14. annell4
    Feb 21, 2018 @ 09:15:57

    It sounds like the perfect moment!

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  15. revivedwriter
    Feb 21, 2018 @ 20:09:02

    That is a stunning photograph, and the poem is also vivid.

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  16. alisonhankinson
    Feb 23, 2018 @ 16:01:24

    Being drunk on the sun sounds wonderful. XXX The photo is amazing. XXXX

    Reply

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