Child Girl Surf Waves from Pixabay

Accepting an aging body found in waves and my child’s gaze.

Heels sinking into the sand. The tide is rushing out. I’m looking out to the end of the earth over the flat expanse of the Atlantic Ocean extending eastward. My head is floating in the sea air at peace with all lost in a drifting calm.

For a few minutes, time is not real and I’m on a trip without any bounds…