What writers can learn from the mantis shrimp.

Leah Pellegrini
3 min readMar 31, 2022

…and why sensitivity is a creative person’s greatest gift.

The mantis shrimp. Image via theinertia.com.

A childhood memory: I am walking down a cement sidewalk that links one winding suburban street to another, abridging the route to the neighborhood pool. The air swells with ordinary birdsong and bug sounds against a manicured backdrop of green.

Leah Pellegrini

Writer, farmer, etc, just trying to make Mama Nay proud.