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  The Stones
by Robin Ouzman Hislop
Sunday, March 04, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.

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I see the plants blend in odes
amidst mighty mountain stones,
out of the chaos of their form
in low entropy against the sun's

Cascade of winter's brood.
& listen until there's only breath
in the silence of their stealth.
How still they keep, beyond reach,

As if to know, this sound of touch
is where i belong, as only man,
where they are, long before i began.
What matters my perception!

Even as the hoopee's cry
breaks in flight across the sky,
they turn to the life they enfold,
silence, beyond the chaos we behold.



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Reviewed by Asa Seeley 3/6/2012
the 'stones' will always survive and here and there we can find the 'human' ones. thanks for sharing.

Reviewed by Ronald Hull 3/5/2012
A bit flawed, but an enchanting piece. I have often hoped to hear the whooping crane's cry at Aransas. But they are very elusive there and I've only seen them once or twice.

Reviewed by Janna Hill 3/5/2012
Beautiful and so much said/summed up in that last line.
Reviewed by Axilea MU 3/4/2012
Expressive, especially the ending. Chaos, entropy, stones... all highly evocative elements to me.

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