{Generation Overtaken}


fuller, higher.

Add more, leave more behind.

Towering above us

The ground below rises up

to meet

the crest-


gaining momentum.

Whoosh, growing louder

sucking in the surface before

peaking, soaring

callig out-

‘Here I stand, here I stride forwards-

make room, stand clear.’

And then-



collision of materials

one penetrating the other; standing full

height, then being

pulled down by the weight of its own


Excavating every crevice


and then-

faster than it came

the wave is gone

and the rock stands-


apperently unchanged

slowly molding to the wave

which has disappeared.

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