LOST AT SEA
Looking at the maps on your body, I knew I had found a far away land, a Shangri-La. I did not want to know your home port’s name, only that I wanted to bring you back and never return. You did not believe in the calm seas of your skin. You were at home in the mountains of the desert, rough, harsh and sometimes devoid of life. It is who you are, you said, as I hung up the phone.
months at sea –
different time zones
Mike Montreuil lives in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He spends his spare time people watching at his local Timmies, while waiting for hockey season to begin.