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So said the Sea

I see the vastness of these oceans and I look at my bare foot legs, wet with the oceans longing for me. Not that I waded into these waters deliberately, not that I heard it's call and responded as in a dream. These waters came searching for me.

As the showers spray salt shatter break breach surf and roll, I feel like the sea, rushing to lose myself among the vastness that now surrounds me.

It is time to lose a bit of me. It is time to change a bit of you. Of what use my dear are these two separate identities?

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  1. My oh my. This is so beautiful. I wished I had written it. :-).

    Perhaps I'll borrow it from you for one of my photos :-)

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