I am here; well before you arrive, long after you are gone.
I support the earth; it exists around me.
I hold back the sun and it does not burn me.
I am many hundreds to your so very few years.
I welcome you openly to share in my protection and in my wisdom,
if you wish it to be so.
I am... The Mighty.
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