On a rock
I'm trying to see what is
at the bottom

What is 
hiding there
If I can overturn this rock

Hard to turn
over the rock and see
the bottom
without falling down

The ground is dented
by the weight of
the rock
and little bit of me

It has a faint signature of myself

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