When entering the Gorge, leave behind all preconceptions. Let yourself be carried off on a stream of consciousness that tickles the heavens as readily as it grinds down stone.

Silent

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Like the stone that heaves under the burden

of time, bearing the trials of passing eons,

so does the mind of the man on the

bench, silent, contemplating life.