“Steadfast” – Pen & Ink

“Steadfast” – Pen & Ink

20180210_Steadfast_PearLk_PI_140x104mm“Steadfast” – Pen & Ink, 5.5×4.1″/104×140 mm

It took hours to hike in, and it was worth every step. At lunch, we sat by an emerald lake in silence. A few more miles brought us here, surrounded by peaks that–eons ago–had been buried under heavy ice. These were the stalwarts, those that remained standing after all else had been scraped, carved and carried away. They stood cracked and broken, yes, and crumbling even as we watched, but steadfast nonetheless. This peak was but one of many. So are we.