This is the wind that blows through you, not around you.
It winnows and frets at all the edges across the mountain.
One by one those unable to bend before its power snap in their aged brittleness.
The wind is the cleaner of this ecology and the vultures on their high ledges know this as they peel off one by one to hawk the boneyard strewn at the base of the mountain.
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Photo: Silla del Papa from Saladaviciosa. Courtesy of the author.