Serenity of a Setting
Darkness was starting to fall gracefully over the inert, glass- like
ocean like a colossal blue quilted blanket that seemed to go on forever
stars were just beginning to take shape and twinkle in the endless sky. I
could clearly identify the constellations like the Big Dipper And the great
The sea was quiet and calm with the exception of a few rolling waves
gently crashing upon the sandy shore. The air was silent, yet it smelled of
seaweed and bon- fires. As I take a deep breath, a tingle arises in my lungs.
It is a tingle, which can only be brought on by the salty air of the ocean.
to surface over the magnificently vivid horizon. It gave its soft and benign
rays of light to the softly rolling countryside, lending an almost magical
quality to the otherwise harsh and forbidding outlines of the wooden look
out tower. As I climb up the tower, I can see the horizon becoming greater
see forever outwards into the deep blackness of the sea.
And as I look out from the tower, the gentle breeze is continuously
of the water like a diamond ring.
smelling and tasting the salty goodness of the air, and feeling the gentle
breeze has made me realize that beauty has its own rewards and that serenity
is a setting.