Mount Everest

the tallest
mountain peak,
but majesty begins in
earth, where dirt and stones
alone seem small until you see
they raised it all, this vastness they've made
possible despite their slightness, where they dwell:
magnificent community, a greatness based on unity.

Mount Everest © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Submitted: April 27, 2021