I seem to have been only a boy playing on the seashore and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
- Isaac Newton
the borders of land and sea
reward my patient waiting and watching
with beauty, calm, inspiration, solitude, insight
as the constant kissing of the shore by the waves
coalesces into a sense