The Horizon, The Runaway Series

The Horizon

Wind bit my tear-stained cheeks. The forest path slowly morphed into a sandy silt.

The salty brine hit me before my eyes saw.

I had made it.

I broke through the tree line and found myself on a beach.

The beach stretched for miles to my left and right, with an endless ocean in front of me.

Just like in the old textbooks and travel catalogues I managed to snag before leaving the gilded city.

To my right were hollowed out structures of a small fishing village with a rotted pier jutting into the surf.

Idyllic. Something from a dream I half remembered.

Life existed beyond the gilded city, the wall, and the forest.

Even, perhaps, beyond the horizon I saw that day.

Then, and only then, did I finally found my deepest rest.

To be continued…in Breathe the Sky.

What do you think? A topic you want me to cover? Leave a comment below!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.