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My dear ocean...

Our association began ever since my birth and it grew thicker as almost three decades flew by. Though you mean much more than a childhood friend to me, I was never enchanted with your presence as I was in the recent past and especially today. Just being with you was so meditative and a complete experience. I was just wondering why I was mesmerised so much today and why not over so many years… Tracing the major milestones of our friendship, I think I am truly reconnecting to you today after a gap of several years.  Though you were at a motorable distance from my home, we would meet mostly on holidays. We would wait for days together for the sea bath. And ancestral home is situated at the banks of your backwaters! I just remember how hard we would try to explain the connection between the sea and the backwater to guests just to boast that we live by the seaside. But those were the years when I failed to fathom your vastness, depth and expanse… as a child, I was unmindful of your vastness,…