I will never forget how they changed my life—
Cliffs of salmon-pink sandstone
Lent their broken skins to make homes for;
Long gone, yet—
I could hear children’s laughter clattering off the walls of this ancient place.
My memory later washed with color and framed.
In a picture of;
Mom and Dad—
Nomads living in a camper;
Strapped to the bed of an old blue 1960s Chevy pickup truck.
Laughter of children clattering off the walls of my memory place.