• Poems

    A Cottage on the Coast

    There is a Wampanoag belief that the Creator created the first man and woman out of rocks but they wouldn’t love each other like the Creator intended, as they were cold and hard. So he tried again with trees. This worked, as they were full of life and love, and they gave birth to two daughters who contained as much love as their parents, but there was no man for them. The Creator, noticing this, spotted some sea foam that was full of live, so he used it to create the first boy with as much love as the tree people. The sea foam boy and the tree daughter then…