I walked barefoot, alone at the sea shore
Praying the waves would wash my inner thoughts
And birds would sing the song of pain for me no more.
I felt the breeze of the morning everyday
Enjoying the sun’s rays on my shoulders
While contemplating a life that had no more sense to stay.
I watched the colors of the dawn as they whispered to me
I could feel chains all over my head and body
I was breathing but I was not living and free.
My mind shut down for brief moments in eternity
I realised I was walking on earth
Yet there was mud all over the places I could not clearly see.
I joined the sea for weeks and more
That’s how i realised how tranquil life can be
When I jumped to the other shore.
Author: Ilda Dashi
Editor: Travis May
Photos: Author’s Own