Please help us if you can. It is now considered the worst environmental disaster of our times.
The gentle lapping pulse of its warm tides, so much better than the angry, crashing
waves of her sister, the Atlantic Ocean. There is no better place to breathe than lolling
in her welcoming waters, the taste of salt upon one's lips, its balmy ebb and flow
washing away all the troubles of the Earth.
Dolphins frolic in close proximity to the beachgoers, delighting the throngs of tourists. The water is
alive with creatures of the sea. Tiny fish dart in and among the swimmers. Hermit crabs scurry across
the water's edge. The pelicans swoop down like Kamikaze Pilots, snatching up their own seafood delicacies. And even in the winter, the Gulf entrances. The stingrays glide at the gulf's edge, a
beautiful synchronized dance, a show like no other.
I feel so fortunate to be witness to this splendor. My Gulf Of Mexico.
And now all of it lies in peril. Now, a choking, black cloud of poison is making its