Daily Prompt Challenge: Your personal sculptor is carving a person, thing or event from the last year of your life. What’s the statue of and what makes it so significant?
This rock, on the Kafue river in Zambia, was sculpted a long time ago by the forces of nature. It reminded me of a lion. Or is it a mutilated face? Or is there a person inside the rock, straining to get out?
In some ways, it tells the story of struggle and survival. Of endurance. Even of the soft erosion Life is capable of: the forming and shaping of our personalities over long periods of time. At last, when the features become clearly distinguishable, the result is stark, and eternally visible..