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Sandcastle

June 16, 2021

The sandcastle wasn’t much to look at. Just a bunch of hand-gathered piles of sand stacked into a roughly one-foot mound. No towers or parapets. Just a nondescript lump of sand that looked more like a burial mound than a castle. I finished it with a finger-pinched wall.

I poked a hole in the middle of the sandcastle and placed my worries and regrets inside. Then I sat back and watched the ocean waves creep closer and closer to my worry-castle. I watched the waves breach the short wall and return the castle to the beach. My buried thoughts dissolved into the sand.

I let the waves wash up my legs until I decided it was time to leave.

15 Comments leave one →
  1. June 16, 2021 7:30 am

    What a lovely peaceful scene to meditate on.

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  2. June 16, 2021 9:34 am

    What a lovely way to disperse the worries and anxieties from your mind.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. June 16, 2021 5:36 pm

    I like the idea of a worry castle.

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