Updated: Oct 18, 2020
Indians once roamed this soil
Great and hardy pioneers dug their faces in the dirt
In sweat and toil
Waste not for want this hallowed mirth
Giants in the earth!
Author‘s Note: Inspired by Rolvaag’s Giants in the Earth in my high school days. it was a book about the perils the pioneers braved to settle America. How does one begin to measure the value-added to life from reading?
Photo of Caesar’s grave in the Roman Forum by Tom Tenbrunsel - “Remember man that thou art dust and unto dust thy shall return!”