100 word challenge #140 – Facing the Sea
Facing the Sea
‘It’s because we’re an island,’ he said with authority though she hadn’t asked the question. He continues unaware… ‘From earliest times we’ve looked out to sea. It represents the unknown. In the 14th century we wondered what lay out there beyond the sea…’
She interrupted. ‘It’s America,’ said emphatically. She wasn’t going to let him have it all his own way.
They face the sea in silence.
‘Somewhere beyond the sea, he’s there, waiting for me,’ she sang prettily.
He turned to her. ‘What the hell is that?’
‘Its Bobby Daren. It’s a song. Beyond the Sea.’ You don’t know everything.’