“the pulse of colour flooded the bay with blue, and the heart expanded with it and the body swam”
For a moment it seemed they will step into the water for a sunset swim, the trees.
Nothing to add, the sea.
I’m scared of depth, because I am a bad swimmer. I need to feel the seabed with my toes. But for the same reason I’m also drawn to it. What scares us, allures us.
“The Outrun”, by British writer and journalist Amy Liptrot, is her first book and it’s about her. Absolutely open, disarmingly honest, life affirming and with a thin lining of silver sorrow.
In “RISINGTIDEFALLINGSTAR” the words of the title are fused together as well as persons, times and events – as in a surreal braid of a mermaid.
“…where I’d leave my clothes and slip into the water, joining rather then entering it…”