Lifting Stones

by HemmingPlay
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This is an odd occupation.

Lift a stone to see what’s beneath,

Write a few heavy words,

Stare at the

Damp past,

Watch secrets scuttle,

Blinking in unwelcome light.

Lift the words, too, on what

Wants to dawn with each day

And pile them in a cairn, mark the

Trail and keep on.

No idea if another solitary pilgrim will chance past,

Maybe years from now,

Pause a moment, then

Reveal their own hidden things, share,

Lift a stone,

Add to the record.

Move on.

One Comment to “Lifting Stones”

  1. Wonderful words and imagery here. Thank you. Something I regularly do on the shingle beaches here in Sussex.

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