bay there is a [ ] [homes] here & a hotel & a [ steamboat] [landing] but this was all cold & [forbidding] along the [flowing] [shore] to a rock [point] but the [trees] [sand] are too high to [allow] [our] [ ] in [found] with [breakers]. [Without] making up my mind I found myself [undressing] as if someone else was [doing] it & there after a big [wave] had [spent] [ ] & had its say on the sloping [beach] I ran out with open arms the next wave gave me a grand salute tossing me aloft & I was at once afloat & at home wide awake [ ] tossed me into right [lusty] relationship [Any] I [ ] [rising] & falling [now] in the [ ] [drawn] [ ] [brought] [out] of sight as if had [ ] the [furrow] of a [ ] [thin] [lossed] aloft on the fine [ ] [sound] with the crystal [foam] [clashing] [crashing] [by] with a [ ]clash as [it] made of pure salt [capital] [exhiliration] [turning] [warn] often [ ] rolled passed
Original journal dimensions: 8.5 x 14 cm.
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