And as the sun set slowly,
I suddenly felt so alone,
So very lonely,
Like I was somehow untethered from everyone,
From everything,
That had kept me afloat all this time,
Like I was now helplessly adrift,
Caught in a rip and swept away,
I could see them still,
Those glorious little black specks,
Dotting the horizon,
Peering out after me,
Maybe wondering where I was,
And how I got there,
Or simply wondering who that lonely,
Lonely little speck was,
Floating out there alone.