The Empty Northern Hemisphere

Published in Philippines Graphic (2017) and then again in BusinessMirror (2017).

Every night they would return to the same place to rest on the beach where they have built huts. Hers was on the southern coast of her island. His faced north. They would light a fire and eat dinner while looking out at the tides, seeing nothing but an ocean so infinite it touched the sky, unaware that had only the world been made flat, they would have been staring straight at each other.

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