Log Page From Long Beach Island

“It is advisable to look from the tide pool to the stars and then back to the tide pool again.” –  John Steinbeck, The Log from the Sea of Cortez

 

Walking the tidal pool feels primeval – still

it’s today but hermit crabs, sea urchins,

sea squirts, baby sheepshead, spears and periwinkles

have ancient forms scuttling over my feet –

ghost crabs moving through time and space.

 

tidal

 

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