Wednesday, August 5, 2009
OOOH. Tide Pools.
Tide Pools. When we were small, my mother would take all of us to explore the tide pools in Cohasset, Massachusetts. Ever since then, I have been bewitched. Tide pools are like little civilizations.
So, we found oodles of captivating civilizations on the Olympic Peninsula. (If you haven't been, the Olympic Peninsula is crazy - it is remote remote remote - and absolutely breathtaking). Well, these civilizations starred star-fish, sea-anemones, flocks of seaweed, barnacles, clams, and crabs - wonders.
Yes, it is true...in my mind I enacted scenarios of certain star-fish rising to power and reigning with the civilizations. These chosen star-fish seemed to be the most fair-minded and community-focused. These were my protagonists:
She was the queen of my world.