“It was enough for a brief worth of calmness and fun ..”
” … I think fear is merely a brat that needs to be coaxed once but never tolerated for long. To be conquered, not romanticized.”
But I never paid the slightest attention to it since my face has always been glued to my phone. A slave chained to emails and other business agenda.
“Channeling a triumphant spirit seemed overrated and out of place then. But the thing that recovered me from the throes of fatigue and a dubious sense of fulfillment was the sight of Tinipak River.”