Sama Today the sea is calm. A few choppy waves break the surface from time to time. They are white, their froth sharp and brisk. They peak against the shimmering line of the horizon, then collapse. She has lost track of how long she’s been standing here looking at the water. Her feet have been swallowed by the soft, […]
Désert I like to lie on dew-kissed sands and stare at the morning sky, watch wisps of white on endless blue and let the day flow by.
Texaco Afternoons in this place are quite different. A yellow sun blazes down on the sentinel tree. At its roots iguanas nibble on green grass and laze on rocks. On the water below high school girls paddle close to the shore in bright orange kayaks. Their shrill laughter rushes up on the wind and float […]
Texaco I sit on the ledge listening to the waves below slap and swirl at the lip of the cliff. A pelican glides low across the water, the tip of its wings lightly brushing the swell. To the west a small white sailboat slowly makes its way to the edge of the world where a […]