once-jagged layers

by Elouise

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once-jagged layers
wear light blue-gray and deep brown
sand-polished by waves

rocks along the edge
bear chalky white droppings from
seabirds passing by

enduring beauty
created by stormy seas
and heaving earthquakes

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© Elouise Renich Fraser, 29 July 2015
Photo credit: DAFraser, October 2012
Oswald West State Park, Oregon