Stanza 3, Line 3 of The Poem reads:
There’ll be no paddle up your creek,
If you expand the contraction you get this:
There will be no paddle up your creek,
Which anagrams perfectly to:
Buried polyurethane rock, deep well
There, now don’t say I’ve never given up any real dangerous intel, but I’m not worried, because there are a lot of rocks in the Rockies, and plenty of wells too I’m sure, so I haven’t given up too much concerning my spot. I am really not much into anagrams, but if Forrest wanted to hide a clue about the final resting place of the treasure, wouldn’t this be a cool way to do it?
Like many people, I think I’ve figured it out (again), but it’s that last little bit that frustrates me. Does anyone believe that the treasure is just resting on top of the ground in plain sight, situated directly beneath the blaze? I don’t. Is it buried? I don’t know, but I’m taking a metal detector next time just in case. I have been focusing on this one aspect of the Chase since my last trip in September, the final resting place of the treasure– The Spot.
My current theory is that it is behind a tree (plenty of trees in the Rockies too) because Forrest talks so much about being behind a tree in both books. But which tree? I have got that narrowed down too, and I am running to that very tree on my next trip out. But I have already seen that tree, and there is nothing but dead pine needles and rocks around it. Maybe one of those rocks is a fake like the ones found here.
Well, I am open to suggestions. What do I do when I get to my spot? Forrest says that if the poem is followed “precisely” it will lead to the treasure. There has got to be something there that pin-points the final location. What is it?