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Keepers

Published February 29, 2016 by Libby

Deep
earth rooted,
reaching ever skyward,
ancient keepers of wisdom.
Trees.

© Elizabeth Leaper

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Scara Brae

Published May 30, 2012 by Libby

Neolithic
Scara Brae
ancient village, atmospheric,
windswept life so long
ago.

(Scara Brae in the Bay of Skaill on mainland Orkney is the best preserved neolithic village in Northern Europe, It was revealed by a violent storm in 1850. Some 5000 years old, it was inhabited before the Egyptian pyramids were built.)