Between Two Seas
Jenna wondered how their lives had become so snagged upon each other's. It would seem incongruous to an outsider that, now thirty-seven and struggling with her own complicated relationships, she could find herself so caught up in the life of Tomas – a college boy she hardly knew. And yet she could see the similarities. Each of them felt close to the mysterious landscapes and ancient sites scattered everywhere around them – fuelling their imaginations and inspiring their poetry. And in different ways, she suspected, they were both too constrained by the judgments of others. Loving can be the most difficult constraint of all, she thought, unless you accept the loneliness – the solitude, at least – that’s always been standing in the shadow.