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Time has seeped into
the cracks & crevices of
the once mighty Rome.
Concrete flowers seem to gather
living lichen & mantles of moss
as their personal guests;
As do angels, sheep, bibles, & Celtic
crosses in ancient cemeteries;
where names fade under flora
and years lose their significance.
Posted over at With Real Toads
For Kerry & her HS students;
Inspired by Waseen Asmal--ROME
over at somewhere i have never traveled