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when you're on the beach, do you walk with your shoes on?
when you go wading in the water at the edge of the ocean, do you walk with your shoes on?
she IS the ocean, and wearing proper shoes is not the spirit of the sea. the spirit of the sea is free and easy, breezy and a little lazy. that's the sea with a good mood. so tia dalma physically represents that by wearing no shoes.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.