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.

By The River Thames


By the River Thames I sat and saw the polar caps melt.

Then saw the barriers and levees that would be erected


to protect the city, there, before my very eyes, rising

like fortifications against mass disaster, keeping


the deluge at bay, the people safe, and I wept with joy at the

grandeur of humanity, hailed our great, surviving spirit,


and knelt before it, and bowed, and wept, and wept.