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Paper Ocean

Discussion in 'Other Genres' started by Poki, Aug 16, 2014.

  1. Poki

    Poki TalkEmount Hall of Famer

    Aug 30, 2011
    Austria
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    Once, there was a boat. It was lonely. And had just one wish.

    The lonely boat wanted to reach the light. It wanted to grab the star. The one which lead the boat with a beam of light.

    A light so beautiful, never has the little boat seen something of even a fraction of its beauty.

    So it floated on.

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    On its way, it met another boat. The two became best friends, and decided to continue the one boats way to the light together.

    So both floated on.

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    The journey seemed endless. Year after year, more and more boats joined the growing fleet.

    All sharing the ones boat wish to reach for the stars. To see the light.

    So they all floated on.

    <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/48126456@N05/14745996457" title="The Fleet by Hannes Brecher, on Flickr">"1024" height="683" alt="The Fleet"></a>

    The journey went on. For another year. And some years after that one.

    Most members of the once glorious fleet disappeared. Some died at dangers on the way. Some found the love of their lives and raised a family. Some simply turned around, took a break and faded out the boats memory.

    The boats best friend begged the boat to give up. To turn around, live its life. Because it didn't believe that it was possible to reach the light. Not after years and years of not coming closer. Still, it didn't leave its friend.

    So both floated on.

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    Years passed. The two boats chased the light. What an enchanting light that was.

    But time left its marks. The boats best friend grew older. And older. And in the end, time caught up. And the boats best friend faded to a distant memory.

    So it floated on.

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    Nothing is left now. Nobody knows what happened to the lonely boat. The boat which found friends. And lost them. The boat which only had one wish. To reach the light.

    So nothing floats on now.

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  2. José De Bardi

    José De Bardi Assistant in Virtue

    Aug 31, 2013
    Dorset, UK
    José
    Nice!
    FYI the embedded images are not showing up in Tapatalk. Not sure if the site/app/Flikr have changed something? I have to manually follow the links to Flikr to see the images.
     
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  3. addieleman

    addieleman Passionate amateur

    Nov 13, 2012
    Netherlands
    Ad Dieleman
    Love the beautiful high-key pictures and the story, really enjoyed it.
     
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  4. Poki

    Poki TalkEmount Hall of Famer

    Aug 30, 2011
    Austria
    Thanks for the info. But those are the same old HTML embed codes as always, and they work across all my devices. So maybe it's a problem with Tapatalk? Does the embedding work for others?
     
  5. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Dave
    Agree.
     
  6. José De Bardi

    José De Bardi Assistant in Virtue

    Aug 31, 2013
    Dorset, UK
    José
    Seems to be a sitewide issue. I've mentioned it on the Flikr pic posting help thread. Hopefully Amin will take a look soon.