Porcelain sky, indigo sea. A shore the color of weathered bone. The oldest of roads. Imprinted on brain, on skin, on wet sinew. Ticking with time. How we love these triptych horizons.
Abdulaziz Salim al BilawiPrivate in the Saudi Arabian Border Guard (Coast Guard), Age 20
Who are you?
My name is Abdulaziz Salim al Bilawi.
Where do you come from?
I am from Duba.
Where are you going?
I work here. But I want to take a vacation. In the sea. Fishing. I grew up fishing. I was born to the sea. My father was a fisherman. My grandfather on my mother’s side was a fisherman. The sea is the place to go.