Sammi’s challenge this week is to write exactly 74 words on the theme of horizons.


The alley near my house, strewn with  sodden wrappers,

the shimmering mirage of an oasis in the desert, shadowy Bedouin amongst palm trees.

My future self.

That moment of recognition when we first looked at each other.

Villa Rufolo, standing in its Garden of the Soul, gazing entranced by the Bay of Naples, merging into the endless topaz enormity of it.

Limitless ocean

Far as the eye can see, I

Glimpse the I within