the old surfer

the old
man
sits alone
in the surfside café
and watches
through misted up windows

the young
together
under clear blue skies
twist and turn
as they ride
the crest of a wave

until
inevitably
and finally
they break

as he did too

now
unsteadily
he struggles
to slowly stand
his gnarled frame
shuffling towards
what his clouded vision
sees all too well

the way out

Published by peteraird134510580

Nothing particularly interesting to say other than I'm a GP with an interest in emotional well-being, an avid Somerset County Cricket Club supporter and a poor example of a Christian who likes to put finger to keyboard from time to time and who is foolish enough to think that someone out there may be interested enough to read what I've written. Some of these blogs have grown over time and some portions of earlier blogs reappear in slightly different forms in later blogs. Apologies for the repetition. What I have posted today (6th August 2018) consists of what I have written over the last few years - whether I write anything ever again, only time will tell.

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