Tale #121: Between The Hills, Beyond The Waves

The wind blew through the town and across the beach with such ferocity that where it met the sea the waves broke backwards, the spume sparkling in the air as it flew out towards wherever it was the waves themselves were born.

Whenever we left the safety of our houses we chained ourselves to the railings, so even when the wind blew us off our feet we would not be blown out to sea with the spume, would not be sucked beneath the waves, down into the depths, down there, where the mermaids that birthed us still circled and swam, still sighed, still sang.

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Notes:

1. Written in February 2020

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We Set Out To Sea

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Notes:

1. Written on 11th November, 2012
2. I always really liked this one

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Deeper And Deeper

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Notes:

1. This was written and drawn on 3rd of November, 2014
2. After listening to Bathysphere by Smog
3. Or maybe the Cat Power version
4. I can’t remember now
5. Also this is supposed to be a “vertical” book
6. With the spine along the tops and bottoms of the page, rather than at the sides

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