by Elissa
















Tide Pools

Waves rolling and crashing into rocks
seagulls calling for
breakfast

the tug of water, wanting me to get in

dead
fish rotting on the shore

tenderness
of the sea anemones’ body























Hermit
crabs

Like hands reaching to touch me
Like waves
crashing below me as I try to hang on

Like a spiral of colors surround me

Like a
shield and a armor protecting me from harm

Like a center piece of a moral

Like the waves pounding on my back as I feel the mist
Like a
rainbow of colors

Like a
perfect piece of a master work















                                           
 
                                    
Sticks
rough, stiff,
hard, tough, straight
standing straight like soldiers
fallen branches





 


Creek
icy, freezing,
strong, speedy, f ast
water cold as ice
overflowing river

                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                                                                    

        
                                                                                                                

                                                                                                                

    



Raccons
wily, sneaky, cautious
Raccoons











     
Banana slug
slimy, squishy
smooth, tender, dirty
cleaning the forest ground like a mop
Banana slug










                

 


                                                                                                     
          
Redwoods

gigantic, massive
humongous, tall, stiff,
magnificent, beautiful, colorful, squishy
smooth, soft, comfortable
watery, stinging

Sea anemone








           




 Mist
cold, chilly, refreshing
 mist







           





fire
blazing, incomparable, wicked
fire



 

 

                                                 


Westminister Woods
amazing, awesome, educational
 Westminister Woods



 

 

                       



 

 

                    

            

Mushrooms

 Colorful, poisonous, plump

mushrooms 

                          








                          

                                 
Redwood Sorrel
awesome, yummy, edible
 Sorrel









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