"I wanna touch the earth, I wanna break it in my hands, I wanna grow something wild and unruly. I wanna be the only one for miles and miles, except for maybe you and your simple smile." (Dixie Chicks- Cowboy Take Me Away)
Long ago it had been a clearing but over the years the forest had closed in, then closed over. The words on the stone slab were worn to smoothness and covered in thick moss. The spirit dwelt in peace beneath the green earth and was troubled no more.