Sunday, May 5, 2013

At the center of the earth

He stood at the center
of the earth, knowing
it could not would not
hold, dust returning
to dust, even then seeing
the rock turning to sand
stones singing a dirge
to mourn what was
no longer is what
could not would not
hold at the center
of the earth.

Photograph by Dario Sabio via Public Domain Pictures. Used with permission.

1 comment:

Jerry said...

Pondering this. Thank you.