Silent, stolid

Silent, stolid
the tree
is as alive
as you and me

The rock
wishes that it were
it’s future only to erode
to sand or silt

Yet …
this silt and sand – this sediment – will likely recycle
to sedimentary rock
and later, perhaps,
to metamorphic rock
and then later, again,
perhaps to be heaved up as a mountain

A mountain clothed with silent, stolid trees


About believesteve

I am a photographer and have published a book of photography and accompanying text on running the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. The first (print) edition is out of print, but a second edition is available as an iBook (eBook) through the iTunes bookstore. All Grand Canyon, river and nature lovers will enjoy my book:
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