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A Melancholy Gray

The Other Side of Beauty

Image by Engin Akyurt from Pixabay

Winter has come to South America.

A solo walk along the beach. The Pacific Ocean is gray. The sky is overcast and gray. Even the gulls standing vigil on the shore are gray. The air is cold, and I am bundled up against it. The seaside town of La Serena here in Chile looks abandoned. Hotels, restaurants, some old, dilapidated buildings — all look like ghost town…



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