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    Help with meaning!

    What’s the meaning of this part of a poem? “White-capped spires of age”

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    Re: Help with meaning!

    More context would help us give an appropriate answer.

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    Re: Help with meaning!

    Ida, please note that a better title would have been White-capped spires of age.

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    Re: Help with meaning!

    Here is the full part.
    Oh, the High Sierras, white-capped spires of age,
    Fragrant alpine meadows, paintbrush, pine all praise.
    From:
    Joni and Ken: An Untold Love Story
    by Ken Tada (Author), Joni Eareckson Tada (Author), Larry Libby (Contributor)
    chapter six
    Last edited by ida2; 20-Aug-2015 at 09:40. Reason: adding details

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    Re: Help with meaning!

    white-capped spires = snow-covered mountain peaks

    of age = very old

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    Thanks a lot.
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    Ok, sure. Right now.

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    Re: Help with meaning!

    The peaks would also have steep sides so that they look like church spires.

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