The sun is bright and hazy and hot, so this young couple decides to put their feet in the water. The water is warm, so they wade farther in. Past the shells and the gritty froth of the breaking waves, the sand is soft and slick between their toes, like velvet.
Ed Bull is a graduate of the University of Central Florida. He now lives in West Palm Beach, where it is bright and sunny and much,much too hot. His fiction and non-fiction stories have appeared in The G.W. Review; Our Stories / Best of Our Stories; Red Wheelbarrow; Redivider; Roger, an art and literary magazine; and SmokeLong Quarterly.