Breeze kisses skin
moves my hair
blood separate from water
only by thin skin
Bone close to rock
in lava’s echo.
Today we got home from a quick little anniversary mini-vacation to Johnson’s Shut Ins and Elephant Rocks in southern Missouri. Our whole family loves rocks and these are some rocks! While at the Shut-Ins, which are formed from past volcanic activity, I had a little “poem” moment above.
At Elephant Rocks, which is where the pictures in this post were taken, we found this cool symbol that made me think of a spiral:
Other pictures and more narrative here.