At Sea

Date: Summer Solstice 1993

Location: Somewhere mid-Pacific Between the Galapagos Islands and the Marquesas

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Fortunate is the one at sea, powerless—or nearly so.

Alone is good, but two is better . . .

someone like you

who is not afraid

to feel small.

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In the tight grip of something greater, in the closed fist of the shrinking universe,
in the thrall of an expanding one

. . . in the depths of the first night . . . Continue reading