The Voyage

Sometimes neglected and disowned by the pilot of common sense, he struggled through the doldrums of his teens, barely navigated the uncharted narrows of the twenties, and suffered the curses of stormy middle age before assembling the blessings of accumulated sea hours and slipping gently into the harbour of well salted and respectable wisdom.

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7 Responses to The Voyage

  1. Gina says:

    Nice use of the prompt, taking us through the ages and stages in a graceful way.

  2. Elaine Peters says:

    Lovely piece about progress to a comfortable maturity. A very clever use of the prompts, and the analogy with the sea is great.

  3. SJ O'Hart says:

    I love it. A story in a sentence – how appropriate for a tale about the all-too-quick passing of a human life. Warm and moving! Well done. 🙂

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