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Image credit; Philippe D @ Unsplash ( For the visually challenged reader, the image shows a lighthouse situated on a small island. The sun is setting behind the lighthouse, coloring the sky in beautiful shades of orange and pink)
No two sunsets are identical, close, but not the same.
She looked out over the bay at the lighthouse standing tall and serene against the strata’d sky. The rotating eye scanned beyond her direct line of vision, a beacon of familiarity to some, a warning to others.
How many sunsets had she witnessed since he’d left?
How many dawns had she woken to alone?
With the gentle lapping of the cool water at her feet, she took a step forward.
Strong arms embraced her, loving hands resting on her extended belly.
He had been returned safely to her, their union resulting in a precious gift.
Another sunset to remember, but this one of arrival.