My eyes peered open and it was still dark out. Tossing and turning, I arose from my restless slumber to start my journey to the jetty. Trees weeping over the sand, crabs scattering across the shore, waves lapping in the darkest corners of my mind, I finally sat where the ocean kisses the land. The sun started seeping over the hill, and the salty breeze breathed life into this new moment.
My eyes blinked open and it was still dark. I tossed and turned in the sticky sheets, chaotic perilous thoughts swirling lost in the abyss of my mind.
I arose from my restless slumber and began my journey to the jetty, where I would watch the sunrise. Purple clouds billowed in the sky above me as my feet sank into the grainy ground. Continue reading “Sunrise in Vietnam”