Description : Come Away with Me
The light this morning is perfect. I hold my Canon to my face and press the s hutte r. Click. The Puget Sound is covered in color; pinks, yellows, blues, and for once the wind is almost still.
Waves gently lap against the concrete barrier at my feet, and I’m lost in the beauty before me.
I turn to my left and see a young couple walking along the sidewalk.
Seattle’s Alki Beach is pretty much deserted, aside from a few die hards, or early morning insomniacs, like me. The young couple is walking away from me, hand in hand, smiling at each other, and I point my lens at them and click. I zoom in on their sneaker-clad feet and locked hands and shoot some more, my photographer’s eye appreciating their intimate moment on the beach.
I inhale the salty air and stare out at the Sound once again as a red-sailed boat gently glides out on the water. The early morning sunshine is just barely beginning to sparkle around it, and I raise my camera again to capture the moment.
“What the fuck are you doing?”
I twirl at the sound of the angry voice and gaze into blue eyes, reflecting the bright
surrounded by a very, very pissed off face.
Not merely angry. Livid.
“Excuse me?” I squeak, finding my voice.
“Why can’t you all just leave me the fuck alone?” The handsome-really handsome-stranger in front of me is shaking in rage and I instinctively step back, frowning and beginning to get pissed right back at him. What the fuck are you doing?
“I wasn’t bothering you,”...