Sunday, November 11, 2012

The stones

A place of terrible heat,
heat bleeding the skin;
a place of terrible cold,
cold snapping the bone;
a place of no relief,
of no belief,
until the stones
themselves cry out.

Photograph: Desert Boulders by Ronald Carlson via Public Domain Pictures. Used with permission.


Jerry said...

Sometimes I feel I should step aside and wait for them to shout. So human I am.

Louise Gallagher said...


Love those last two lines.

S. Etole said...

The truth of this is, as Louise said, powerful.

Jody Lee Collins said...

Our belief comes when our eyes are opened to God's creation--everywhere we look, or listen.

you packed a lot into 8 lines. Wow.

Unknown said...

Nothing profound to say, just agreeing you have created 8 powerful lines.