Sunday, September 1, 2013

A Cruel Destiny

This photo was taken while roaming one of the beaches in Australia. Of course, it could be on any beach, in any location by the sea.

 [ f/14, 1/800, 70mm, ISO 100 ]

as you look on

i reach my hand toward the earth
and cast your gaze downward
towards the mud and stones

long ago

some made houses from these
then filled them with warmth
and made them homes

yet we, you and i,

walk aimlessly over them
ignoring their pleas
that claw against our feet

and as you watch
i continue to stoop

pick up a handful

and toss them
into the waiting sea

i am too far
for their splash
to wash over me

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