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Life On A Boat
How much of our journey is meant to be alone? We enter and exit this world alone. Our pain, joy, sorrow, and happiness can be shared, but no one ever truly understands exactly how we individually are feeling.
Often our life is as if we are sailing a boat alone. A small vessel that is rocked swayed and tormented by storms and waves alike. Yet also feels every ray of sunshine and ocean breeze.
On the ocean, in our small boat we come across others also on their own vessel. Some crossings are long; we share our experiences and journey at sea. We even plan journeys together, one following the other. But when the days end, the sun sets and night comes, we always go back to our own boat. As much as we spend time with others, they must also leave to attend to their vessel.
Because we are on a boat, with strong winds, and currents that send the ship where it will. We can not plan on others being with us on our journey. For every hello there is also a guaranteed goodbye.
© 2017 Elise Reed