rock ponderings
the rocks will just sit there
and wondering why,
or pondering gravely 
on gravity's theory
while eons will pass
won't do any good:
as the rocks, still 
will just sit there
you could conclude 
that the act of just sitting 
is the nature of rocks
more so than it is
the nature of ants
meandering past them
(they don't have much time)
or the nature of lizards, 
(having displayed
rock-like behavior 
soaking in sun)
lizard will still scamper off in the evening 
leaving behind
as they have been used to 
for eons of time
still sitting in silence,
the rocks...
Jon Bohrn (1999)

 

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