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Story of Time

12.26.17 Posted in today's words by

Howard F. Stein’s most recent poem to appear here was “At the art exhibit” (November 2017)

Story of Time
By Howard F. Stein  

Ghost Ranch, NM   

Ancient buttes and mesas
tell the story of time,
of muscular buildups
and staccato breakdowns,
ages that measure our lives
by the history of the earth—
fathomless time,
exalted time,
time beyond time
in a story told by stone.

3 Responses to “Story of Time”

  1. Nancy Kay says:

    Like this very much ‘Story told in stone’

  2. Hiram Larew says:

    I’m a sucker for any poem about time. So, thanks for sharing this fine one. HGL

  3. Bobbie Troy says:

    Love the last four lines.

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