vaguely north east of 41° 28'N   71° 18' W

intercontinental\ [in-ter-kon-tn-en-tl] \ (adjective); between or among continents; involving two or more continents; travelling or capable of travelling between continents.

we have settled over the last two days into our own comfortable, solitary silences. you know now when i am elsewhere, and you drop behind me on the seawall, lost in your own thoughts, or maybe, from your suitable distance, spying on mine. i am, as i have been for the last third of my life, halfway here, and halfway there. i have stowed away once again to another time, another place, another person, on another side of this horizonless ocean. nothing new, nothing new.

we have settled over the last two days into our own comfortable, solitary silences. you know now when i am elsewhere, and you drop behind me on the seawall, lost in your own thoughts, or maybe, from your suitable distance, spying on mine.

i am, as i have been for the last third of my life, halfway here, and halfway there. i have stowed away once again to another time, another place, another person, on another side of this horizonless ocean.

nothing new, nothing new.