Stranded and Abandoned.
At last even he could see, there was no choice.
“Abandon ship “
The phrase had layers of meaning: having fought to keep it going, keep it afloat, now it was going nowhere. Like his life. No future in fishing, no future at home. What next? He trudged away.
As…over the beach came his grandson, excitedly waving a letter…
Jill Ritchie 6.04.16
Old dilapidating tug waiting for the tide; dreaming of it’s past,
uncertain of it’s future. Inanimate. But it looks to have a soul
as it sits beached on the foreshore. Wistfully.
Watching the estuary for signs of other life as sounds carried on the wind.