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Dodging the Roadkill: A Misty Mountain Morning

Dodging the Roadkill - A Biker's JourneyClarksville, TN – I just returned from another visit to the Smoky Mountains, as I wrap up my travel season. 

The beauty of this time of the year, while chasing the colors of the fall, is one of my favorite journeys.

This is how I will remember this time. 

A Misty Mountain
A Misty Mountain

A Misty Mountain Morning

I awoke to the smell of the fresh mountain air.

To finish my ride, to where, I didn’t care.

The clouds were what greeted me, no sunlight in the air

This was a misty mountain morning.

The Cherohala Skyway, my path down the mountain

Leaning through corners, as the elevations were mounting

What lie ahead, only God  would know

I had no fear, to follow him I would go

This misty mountain morning.

Reaching for the sky, this mountain I would climb

Gliding through the clouds, mist covering my eyes

As close to heaven as this biker would find

And a prayer to release these earthly ties

Another misty mountain morning.

The beautiful colors that describe this season 

The purpose of my journey, would be my reason.

This road I absorbed deep into my being

My adrenaline pumping, at what I was seeing

This misty mountain morning.

A biker knows their journey touches their soul

Living on the edge, in places few people know

This moment in time, that I would not trade

With brothers I go, on this very day

Another misty mountain morning

Hank Bonecutter
Hank Bonecutterhttp://www.clarksvillesmotorcycle.com/
Hank Bonecutter is a retired broadcaster and media consultant based in Clarksville, Tennessee. His career includes stints at WKDA/WKDF and WKQB Rock 106FM, WLAC-AM in Nashville. He concluded his career as owner/talk show host at WJZM-AM in Clarksville. Currently the President of Bonehead Promotions, he's an advertising consultant and media strategist. An avid motorcyclist, Hank blogs about his travels exclusively at www.clarksvillemotorcycle.com and www.clarksvilleonline.com You can follow Hank on on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/dodgintheroadkill/, on Twitter at https://twitter.com/?lang=en, and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/dodgetheroadkill/?hl=en  
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