WPC: Endurance

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The sun, the sea, and the Earth

Endure.

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Wave follows upon wave

Through  perpetual tides of change:

Coming in, flowing out,

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Deeper now, then shallow pools

Left in naked sand.

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Mighty basalt rocks stand since before

The times of man,

Testament that the Earth endures.

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Worn now, and rounded;

Encased in barnacle and mussel, 

Ornamented by algae,

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Holding microcosms of the sea;

Buffeted by endless waves

For countless days,

Filling uncounted years.

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Sentinels still standing watch along the coast,

As sun rises, blazes, passes overhead, and sets.

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The sun, sea and Earth endure

As tides of life swim, walk, crawl, and fly

Between sand and sky.

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Steadfast endurance

Through every tide of every season,

Day and night,

Timeless beyond our reckoning.

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Words and Photos by Woodland Gnome 2014

All Photos taken on the Oregon coast.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Endurance

 

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