Pebbles to gravel,
Gravel to sand,
The sea continues to eat the land.

With every ebb, with every wave,
More witless rocks the waters brave;
In battle, meet with dreadful speed,
And on their death the oceans feed.

The shattered stones are scattered far,
Their broken bodies beaches mar.

Gravel to sand
And sand to dust,
Yet all still try, and perish must.

(C) Mark Callanan 2004

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