The archeologists

When the archeologists came into the country, they said: this is a landscape for a beginning and an ending.

The archeologists came onto the island to find huge freestanding stones. They found underground burial chambers. They said there are temples above ground and underneath the ground.

The archeologists work.

The archeologists take their time.

And during that time, the birds keep on traveling above their heads. The birds see the archeologists, but the archeologists do not see the birds. The birds write their messages into the air but the archeologists do not look up. They look at their scattered ceramic tiles, they look at the stones and at the curves they make. They wonder if there were roofs or no roofs over the temples. They wonder if the gods were male or female.

The birds leave bird poop on the stones and the archeologists clean it away.

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