"The complete concurrence of souls requires the concurrence of the breath...for people to understand one another, they must walk or lie side by side."
- Marina Tsvetaeva, from Earthly Signs (translation: Jamey Gambrell)
You set your pace by the ocean, I matched my step to yours.
We talked of ice cream and sunsets, and how to tell a castle from a mound of sand.
Meanwhile the tide withdrew to a distance, and the waves snickered among themselves.