450 million years ago,
before they remodeled,
I told you something.
I had been saving it,
relishing the moment when I would unveil it,
astonish you with the joy of it.
You never heard a word I said.
So, for 450 million years, I never spoke again--
here, but not here,
turned to stone instead.
59 words for Mama Zen at Real Toads.