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Explorer | by sakeeb
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"There's no sense in going further --

it's the edge of cultivation,"

So they said, and I believed it --

broke my land and sowed my crop --

Built my barns and strung my fences

in the little border station

Tucked away below the foothills

where the trails run out and stop.


Till a voice, as bad as Conscience,

rang interminable changes

In one everlasting Whisper

day and night repeated -- so:

"Something hidden. Go and find it.

Go and look behind the Ranges --

Something lost behind the Ranges.

Lost and waiting for you. Go!"


-- Rudyard Kipling

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Taken on May 14, 2011