Wednesday 23rd June 2010
Gestation: 38 weeks, 5 days
One year ago.
So again today, I run. After realising yesterday how much I am reading into things, I try to drop it. I try to stop reading into things, but it’s hard. Because one thing remains constant.
Each day I run, each day in the parching, drenching afternoon sun, I run along the beach, each day clocking a time slower than the day before, each day feeling more and more sapped by the dropping sun.
And one thing remains constant.
As I double back, sprinting home through the spongy sand, my feet sinking in quicksand, I look out at the horizon. And each day, each and every day, I see a solitary boat – a different one each time, and yet a solitary boat – directly under the light of the sun, infallibly dissected in half by the sun’s ray, slicing vertically through the water, spreading it’s shimmering beam into the azure waters below.
A singleton ship. Out on the horizon. Every single day.
In those same waters that our pink and blue boats sailed.
And only the pink boat floating on.
Continuing on, well after we left.
One thing remains constant.
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