Plant or animal?

My favourite creatures are the ones that stubbornly refuse labels and categorisation.

Deciphering the floral form of a Crinoid rooted to the sea
floor, I am transported back 450 million years,
to a time where all of life is water vascular, sessile and filter-feeding.

Watching its animal arms feeding in the water column,
I am invited into a world where embracing duality
is a perfectly acceptable way to exist

Author and Photographer: Danika Tavora

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2021 Jun