After living 4 years in the North Cape, 71 degrees above the Equator, I see the sun in a whole new light. As the expression goes, “Absence makes the heart grow fonder”, and after two months without the sun’s appearance, I’m longing for its return.
The days are getting a little brighter and the sun’s reminding me it’s on its way back. It’s enticing me with its peachy-pink glance.
In fourteen days, (yes, I’m counting), it will show me it hasn’t abandoned me forever. It will set skies, houses, hearts on fire.
No matter that its arrival will be accompanied by icy, wailing winds. I’ll meet it face to face, eyes stinging, cheeks burning, toes aching.