|Noel:||This is a paean to mountains, right?|
|Orapan:||Mountains don't need paeans – they need environmental protection.|
|Gwen:||Isn't it the other way around? Mountains (being inanimate)
actually need nothing, but humans (being alive) need protection because . . .
|Noel:||Because blah, blah, blah . . . (shrugging) I've heard it a thousand times before.|
|Tara:||Ah, the mountains of discourse are difficult to climb!|
Copyright (c) 1996, 2017 by T Newfields. All rights inferred.
- 38 -