Hopscotch on rocks
A dangerous little game
for a small girl alone
with the ocean on both sides.
Waves crash against the wall of stones.
An adventure that ends at a little lake
just big enough to sit in.
Bright red catches the eye.
A shot gun shell, why
is it here? Such a
The shell was looked like
it was swimming. She catches it
with two tiny hands and peeks inside
to find a small gray fish. After
putting him in a plastic cup
She stares in, smiling.
"Now neither of us have to be alone"
This is his new name.