On Canyon Grand

Vast with grandeur
Imposing scale
Etched through eons
Creating vistas
Of wonder,
Might,
And majesty.

Almost unfathomable
And yet,
I see it.

Isolated
From civilization,
From other natural phenomenon.
Beauty
Carved in the desert
Simply
For the sake of beauty.

Incomprehensible
To consider
Its formation
Until I see,
A river.

One lone,
Seemingly wandering
Stream,
Slipping silently,
Sinking striations
Through stone.

Seemingly impenetrable
And yet,
I see it.

Patient perseverance
Directed carefully
Over time
Can completely
Transform
A landscape,
A vista,
A life.

Anna M. Molgard

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