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The Annotated Budak: The pool of high places by @budak

The Annotated Budak: The pool of high places by @budak

there were by the coast of a compulsive country have long been eroded by artificial forces; on the mainland, only the modest ridges of Labrador Park remain and even these are succumbing to the tug of commercial gravities. There are thus few places left where bold islanders can seek close encounters with pools in which the world gazes back and wild things are held captive by the face of the moon. One such tub can be found near the beacon at Tanjong Rimau on the western end of Pulau Blakang Mati, a portal of rare clarity into the secrets of life between the tides. Here, there is little silt to burrow into, so nervous gobies, hardy crabs, invisible shrimp and fragile worms take refuge in cloaks of Caulerpa and Padina or streak into tears on the flanks of their cubicle. Button zoanthids, so densely placed their oral discs appear as a puzzle of polygons, carpet the bottom with ...

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