February 2/365 Character

This is not so much a shell, as it is a ruined city. Every slick surface has been calcified by other creatures. Coral etched little pinpricks all over the outside, and some worm excavated a port hole through the middle. Carol and I found it in the sand dredged from Pohnpei’s harbor; amidst perfect augers and cones, this one had character.

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