The salt doll
After a long pilgrimage on dry land a doll of salt came to the sea and discovered something
she had never seen and could not possibly understand.
She stood on the firm ground, a solid little doll of salt, and saw there was another ground that
was mobile, insecure, noisy, strange and unknown.
The sea replied, “I am the sea.”
The doll said, “What is the sea?”
To which the sea replied, “It is me.”
Then the doll said, “I cannot understand, but I want to; how can I?”
The sea answered, “Touch me.”