The obvious path
leads to simple truth
For those who want more,
bring courage and heart
Hunt on rugged slopes,
defy the steep climb
Search through lively leaves,
bear the wounds of thorns
What truly matters,
finds shelter in roots

Great Wall of China
Photo by: c.b.w. 2005

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c.b.w. 2013


8 thoughts on “Roots

  1. Whenever I see photos of the Great Wall, I often wonder if the terrain was as full of jungle as it is today. If it was, what a monumental task it would have been to cut down all the trees before they built the wall. It boggles the mind.


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