Monday, August 8, 2011

a walk on the beach

a friend and i take a walk on the beach
i am ahead with my son
she is behind with her daughter
we are searching for shells

as we walk, i wonder and worry-
should we wait for them?
are they catching up?
are we missing out on time together?

i breathe and remember
we ARE together
on this beach
in this life

even back in college,
when i felt left out, left behind, left
it was not true
we were always together

my son and i turn around to go back
they are far ahead of us now
but as we walk i can feel our togetherness
now, then

we stumble upon a message
carved in the sand:
"Hello, You
Heart, Us"
message received

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