Mermaids are much smaller in real life.
Imagine meeting a mermaid: would they be beautiful women with fins or scaly fish creatures? How would they communicate: English or dolphin sounds? How big are they: people-sized or fish-sized? The ocean is a big, big place – like outer space, but here on Earth. Who’s to say there aren’t mermaids in the ocean especially if we aren’t looking close enough for those little buggers. Beginning, middle, or end: take this prompt and run with it. Like what you’ve got? Don’t forget to submit to The Crawl Space Journal!