The Theology of Stones – Michael Wurster

Consider the theology of the stones,
how patiently they wait in some lost arroyo
for a further incarnation.

They like to stay up late
in the cool night air.

They ignore the obvious that
if they started rolling together
they could destroy us.

Michael WURSTER
First published in Pig Iron.
Collected in THE SNAKE CHARMER’S DAUGHTER, Elemenope Productions, 2000.

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