Dreaming Seals, Dreaming Sea Otters

Point Lobos… is a place to see seals, sea lions, and migrating grey whales, as well as otters, and is one of the most beautiful places on this earth, as beautiful as Big Sur, maybe more so.

From a distance, they seem lifeless– monstrous, tadpole-shaped sacs of blubber, as if disgorged from the sea like beached whales. The surf thrashes the shore, combers twisting like bodies in restless sleep….

Published in West Branch, Issue 94 Fall 2020.


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Art is a jazz guitarist living at Ewetopia Farm in Richmond Vermont
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