Marconi Beach, Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Age by age, the sea here gives battle to the land;
age by age, the earth struggles for her own,
calling to her defence her energies and her creations,
bidding her plants steal down upon the beach, and
holding the frontier sands in a net of grass and roots which the storms wash free.
The great rhythms of nature... have here their spacious and primeval liberty;
HENRY BESTON, The Outermost House