This ancient grave of weathered rock looks up to the Azure sky.
Within the spirit resides, cosseted in its geologic swaddle.
One feels these ancestors close, they did not depart.
In every crevice and shadow their wisdom permeates the now.
They are gently at rest guiding those that have followed.
All one needs to do is sit still and listen to the keening of the ages and feel the soft touch of the past.
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