People always seemed to talk about “drowning your sorrows” like it was a bad thing. A coward’s way out. But, Liam thought to himself, those were the people who had never truly had sorrows to drown.
They didn’t know – how could they? – how welcoming the water could be at that first touch of toes to the surface; how liberating it was to feel the life slowly eroded from the surface of your skin by the current and watch it dissolve in the vast blue mass.
He closed his eyes as he sat back and let the tide carry him out.
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