short story, Spirituality

The Great Wave of Synchronicity

Hokusai’s The Great Wave off Kanagawa [Creative Commons License]

Wave. /weɪv/Noun: 1. a long body of water curling into an arched form and breaking on the shore.

August 2020. I tilt my birthday card back and forth. Waves, formidable and frozen behind plastic, shift, ever-so-slightly. They’re foreboding and grandiose, captured at their peak, foam overlapping seabed before the inevitable crash.