King GarGar and Queen Pirouette held hands as they walked along the shoreline. It was a sunny day, a perfect day to be at the beach. Seagulls and turns performed their arial dances, filling the air with their cries. An osprey made a great show of diving into the water to catch a fish. The waves beat gently against the sand. Barefoot, Pirouette let the water run over feet, up to her calves.
“Do be careful,” said King GarGar. “You’re going to pull us into the tide!” He tugged at Pirouette until they were a foot away from the waves. He marveled at his wife’s tiny footprint. “You’re like a little bird,” he said to Pirouette. “I love you so.”