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And Then the World Changed


I was sitting in the backyard of my vacation house in the late evening. I had a boxer puppy in my lap chewing on a stick while I thought up the plot of a short story. Without thinking I would throw a toy and the puppy would run, grab it and bring it back to my lap to chew. It was pleasantly warm, a breeze coming off of the nearby saltwater pond, an early summer evening like any other.

And then the world changed. Continue reading

The Gull Cries

A Seagull

The cry fills the air
Echoes of memories gone
Or is it just me?

The cry of a gull pulls my heartstrings.  It draws me to the water and at the water makes me contemplate the four and a half billion year journey of each drop of water.  Another cry echoing, echoing through the ages.  The gull cries to me of endless ocean, forever seas.

This isn’t my first gull post = here is an earlier one – Seagulls.