With the ever-present sea at my feet, I gazed intently into the waves slowly lapping the boat. Though many things clouded my mind, one thought was determined to constantly pierce through my concentration as if it were butter: my beloved, my love. The beautifully sweet mistress whose love seized my affection with such vigor I would cease to breathe if she willed it so.
With the golden sunset preparing its bed amongst the endless depths of the ocean, I began to shake my attention from the horizon and once again look to the waves I could almost nearly touch. It seemed an infinitesimal number of leisurely hours had passed by the time I returned