Ryan Brooks

(June 24th / Tempe, Arizona)

Grains of Sand


How many grains of sand are there?
Five jillion and seventy-tenner?
Maybe I should count them all,
Though it might take forever.
I'll count for a trillion years or more,
Through storms and bad weather,
And I'll never stop counting through the rest of time,
For there's no such thing as forever.

Submitted: Thursday, October 21, 2010

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