Requiem for a starfish…

“Some storm far out, I thought,
had ravaged the sea, stirred up its bed,
sent the whole mess flying to shore.
At my feet I found a grave of starfish,
broken and gnarled among the fleshy
snipes and heads. Every shade of death
covered the sand….”

[From “The Sea Chews Things Up” by Cleopatra Mathis]

Star... John Calllaway2014

Star… John Callaway 2014

The impact of floods and storms on humans are well documented elsewhere…

…but today the beach at Southsea was littered with starfish that hold their brittle beauty even in death…

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