Long Island, Bahamas

This natural phenomenon occurs during extremely powerful storms.
Tonight a child will go to sleep in an unfamiliar place. The safety of her own room taken away from her. Tomorrow her parents will feel the weight of the world bearing heavy on their shoulders. They deserve to be remembered. They deserve to know that they are not alone.
When I wasn't driving down dirt tracts past whitewashed churches to find yet other beaches where I found myself alone, I lounged by poolside many a morning and never saw a soul.