Split Rock — “The Rock Cries Out To Us Today”   1 comment

IN MEMORY OF MAYA ANGELOU. ONE OF AMERICA’S GREATEST ARTISTS. HER WORDS AND HER VOICE TOUCH YOUR SOUL. — kenne

Becoming is Superior to Being

Green Mountain TrailSplit Rock — Image by kenne

The Rock Cries Out To Us Today

A Rock, A River, A Tree
Hosts to species long since departed,
Mark the mastodon.
The dinosaur, who left dry tokens
Of their sojourn here
On our planet floor,
Any broad alarm of their of their hastening doom
Is lost in the gloom of dust and ages.
But today, the Rock cries out to us, clearly, forcefully,
Come, you may stand upon my
Back and face your distant destiny,
But seek no haven in my shadow.
I will give you no hiding place down here.
You, created only a little lower than
The angels, have crouched too long in
The bruising darkness,
Have lain too long
Face down in ignorance.
Your mouths spelling words
Armed for slaughter.
The rock cries out today, you may stand on me,
But do not hide your face.
Across the wall of…

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Posted May 28, 2014 by kenneturner in Information

One response to “Split Rock — “The Rock Cries Out To Us Today”

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  1. Maya Angelou was an inspiration to many and has left us words of wisdom for lifetimes.

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