Daily Prompt: Immortalised in Stone

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..

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