He skittered right into fate’s jaws.

No matter how old I get or how many times I have seen them, I still get sad when I see crab carcasses on the beach. And this little guy found on a beach that is part of the Point Reyes National Seashore reminded me of the great struggle to survive in this big world.

I hope it was just his time.

This post is part of my six word stories collection: when six words and photos unite to create rich narratives.

He skittered right into fate's jaws.

He skittered right into fate’s jaws.