FROM: PRAYER FOR WORDS…

…And, God, if my mute heart expresses me,

I am the rolling thunder and the bursts

Of torrents upon rock, the whispering

Of old leaves, the silence of deep canyons.

I am the rattle of  mortality.

-N. Scott Momaday

from PRAYER FOR WORDS

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