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Song of the Rock

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Song of the Rock

Immutable and silent stands the rock.
Wind and hail has harmed it not.
Gravity’s battle has been fought.
A thousand years to see a day,
born of violent mantle forces,
what end befalls, I cannot say.

Above, the lichens cling in place.
Beneath, the rock chuck burrows.
Loneliness sparks a lack of haste.
Life’s rotation brims with motion,
as the massive stone lives in grace.
The boulder’s unrelenting will, 
has won the fiercest race.

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  1. Date: 9/29/2013 10:40:00 AM
    This is a creative and unique way of describing an object no one usually thinks about. nice job

  1. Date: 9/27/2013 10:25:00 AM
    Simple very pleasant poem about something so simple like a Rock..... nice with love ..Ellie