HITACHI SEASIDE PARK FROM TOKYO

I was in Hitachi Seaside Park in Ibaraki, Japan. The sun was pouring its morning benediction, shining through towering trees interrupted by yellow blooms. My soul has always been attracted to flowers, like how they are attracted to sunlight. Yes, flowers are ephemeral, but there’s this inexplicable feeling when I am surrounded by them, like they take away all my …