Rocky Shores [Free Verse]

a rocky monolith,
jutting from the sea,
is smashed by waves.

overgrown with moss
& gnarled trees.

battered brutally
& unrelentingly,

and yet unchanged 
& unmoved.

 birds confidently
settle upon the rocks
&
take off again,
leisurely.

DAILY PHOTO: A Rocky Top View of Farmland

Taken in the Summer of 2019 in Kyrgyzstan

DAILY PHOTO: On the Rocks at Gandikota Canyon

Taken in November of 2021 at Gandikota Canyon in Andhra Pradesh