Do crinoids dream of Paleozoic seas?

I couldn’t help but thing of crinoids — or paleo artists’ renderings of them, anyway — when I processed this photo of stalky bloomers (Queen Anne’s Lace?) on the White Rock Native Prairie.

A crinoid’s dream

A salute to Philip Dick by way of the title.

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16 thoughts on “Do crinoids dream of Paleozoic seas?

  1. Crinoid, crinoid, burning bright

    In the oceans of the night,

    What immortal hand or eye

    Dare frame thy radial symmetry?–with apologies to William Blake

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