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briny\ brīnē\ (adjective); of salty water or the sea; salty.

we were beginning to miss the sting of the sea in our skins. and so, to the ocean, where we are thoroughly wind-whipped, salted up. we stand for some time at the edge of the atlantic, squinting at the seals and buoys that bob in and out of the waves, heads glistening, like drawn butter slicked thick on a freshly shaved chin.

we were beginning to miss the sting of the sea in our skins.

and so, to the ocean, where we are thoroughly wind-whipped, salted up.

we stand for some time at the edge of the atlantic, squinting at the seals and buoys that bob in and out of the waves, heads glistening, like drawn butter slicked thick on a freshly shaved chin.