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Sasha: The Secret of Barnacle Bay

Sasha waited even though she knew she’d get into trouble if she didn’t get home before dark. Soon the sun would sit on top of the sea. The magic hour of day. She couldn’t miss it. Not tonight, not like every other night when she was always led away from the beach by her big sister, Beth. Tonight would be different. The day was too perfect. Warm, quiet. Continue reading

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They are here!!!

Death did not disturb him for a mer’s passing was graceful, as is the swaying of the ocean under a summer’s moon. If his mother had died naturally, he would have taken comfort in knowing she was fulfilling the final cycle of life.
But she didn’t die naturally. Continue reading

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Pouraka: An Underwater Romance

All life comes to the same end whether on land or in the sea. Tas could accept that. It was not death that disturbed him. A mer’s passing oftentimes was graceful, as is the swaying of the ocean under a summer’s moon. If his mother had died naturally, he would have taken comfort in knowing she was fulfilling the final cycle of life.
But she didn’t die naturally.

Because of that, grief would adhere to him as mussels adhere to the pilings under the pier, skeletons of forgotten shapes crusting over remnants of a once-living creature.
Tas will never forget Continue reading

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A to Z M is for Mermaids!

As with all legendary creatures, Mermaids have a unique culture in many different countries and folklore. Some of the stories are from Greek mythology. Others are eye witness stories from sailors’ tale. I would hate to rattle off data about … Continue reading

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