Slippery when green

11187202_10102365199687719_5310395464630763810_oNothing is as slippery as a rock covered in algae. Good soles don’t matter. I rely on steady balance, the minute adjustment of micro-muscles, and a forced labor of patience. It’s a slow walk on the former ocean floor. I am a snail in my movements and decisions. The incoming tide nudges me back to drier ground.


Jenna Beaulieu

About Jenna Beaulieu

Jenna is a writer and fine art photographer who recently moved from the Saint John Valley region to the quiet side of Mount Desert Island. She’s a fan of excellent music, homemade gravy, and colored pencils (also, short books and long books, good pens, flannel, and when the June bugs don’t really come out much that year). For more about Jenna and her work, visit her website at