Horizons

Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

Definition: noun – The horizon: the line where the earth or sea seems to meet the sky

Dawn… the dog sits in the open doorway watching the morning as the first glow creeps into the east. It isn’t much of a horizon from this vantage point, from the back door there is only view to the fields, bonded by hedgerows. We cannot see far. Yes, we…I sit there with her too, coffee in hand and watch the sky paint itself in light.

Funny things, horizons. Away from our towns, cities and villages they are wide, bounded by the hills, the forests or the curving grace of the earth. We can see for miles… vision freed from the artificial boundaries of concrete. Where our homes cluster together, the horizon may be no more than a rooftop or a chimney stack, close and limiting.

From the back door of my home I…

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