National Poetry Month (22/30): Into Thin Air in 5-7-5

Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer

Books about climbers
Are riveting and also
Make me roll my eyes.


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(Participate in National Poetry Month! Add your own haiku in the comments, and I’ll post my favorite reader contributions in May!)


2 Responses to “National Poetry Month (22/30): Into Thin Air in 5-7-5”

  1. RogerBW Says:

    Touching the Void, too:
    Laughing in the face of death
    Beats other options.

    • Liz Says:

      Very insightful!
      I think you make a good point:
      Don’t run from your fears

      (Meg, what do you think? Could that be part of the appeal?)

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