A Day at the Beach

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As I watch, the waves from the shore look fun and almost innocent as they crest and then crash over one another. I can taste the salt in the air and the sun reflects off the water in brilliant colors of gold, blue and red, just like rainbow. The clear blue sky with birds soaring over head searching for food and once in a while a bird would get lucky and snatch a fish from the water, the scenery was all laid out like an exotic nature drawing in an art gallery. Everything on Lekki beach has its own unique feel and it has its own way of making you feel calm and relaxed. The sun is so warm against my hot skin, the salty air blowing on my face feels wet and cool as it passes by. The feeling of the grainy tan colored sand is comforting to my feet as I walk across the shore and listen to the sounds of birds singing and chirping away as if they are creating a song. After sitting for a few minutes, in a fairly secluded part of the beach, I'll hear the light breeze coming down through the trees, rustling their leaves ¦

I relax as I watch the surfers gently glide over the tumbling ocean waves, and brightly colored sailboats disappear in the distance. As it started to get hotter I decided to take a swim to cool off, approaching the water, a little crab was burrowing into the wet sand, trying to get away before been spotted and turned into lunch by a predator. I saw it totally disappear before making a short run and plunging into the ocean's salt water; it feels refreshing to my skin like a glass of iced water on a hot day, I frolicked in the water with other swimmers a couple of times. In an instant, I felt like I is no longer floating on the water, but soaring like one of the beautiful white birds through the misty air and all around me is a fine spray of the salty water.

When I snapped back awake, I realized that I had drifted off while reading the book into a blissful light sleep. It took me a minute to recollect where I am and when I r... Continue Reading