Watching a seagull floating lazily
Nick Strong
Nick Strong
Feb 2      Feb 2

Watching a seagull floating lazily
Through an invisible blue ocean
Effortlessly soaring on invisible waves
Course dictated by winds currents
Piercing eyes watching, senses alert
Casting a moving shadow, cross the deep
Tracking a path none knows
Swooping, surfing ocean’s rollers
Wingtips gently kissing wave peaks.

Beautiful bird in flight, a nuisance  around fish and chips ....
#ocean   #sea   #animals   #flight   #seagull   #seagulls  
The Terry Tree
The Terry Tree
Dec 6, 2014

In glorious flight owning daylight
You magistrate freedom across
An ocean with your own box
Of twilight that you share
In a land of fish
A moonlit wish
With wings that
Kiss the

Throughout your expeditions to ground
Your voice is a dynamic sound
None can ignore your presence
What would Pandora say
When you sing that way?
Higher you fly

Instruct us to use our heart compass
Open our eyes to perspective
Show us potential to live
When self-doubt is about
Like a grain of sand
May our cares be
Found without
A need

The liberty of our latitude
Is the length of our attitude
The way the wind blows effects
The direction we go
Our choices to be
Ebb and flow

Behold a new dawn of bright feather
Consider the stormy weather
Notice how cloud and sun
Witness the Mother
Nature at play
Survey to

May we find our way as you have shown
Limitless unbounded and flown
So shallow is the worry
No longer a fury
A calming has come
Soaring above
With truth in
Our hearts

Riding the currents of emotions
Soaring aloft mental oceans
Wings spanned in physical worlds
Discover us great pearls
Of wisdom and poise
Joyful in noise
Good solid
Gifts of

Cleansing our spirits of past trifles
Being careful not to stifle
New growth with every gust gained
A quill, a crest, a quest
A mountain peaked with
Knowledge like the
Pier we are

A gate to become the best versions
Of our outstanding self-landing
Into the stars we have been
The fringe dust of pinion
Divine with the wind
Beginning free
And renewed
With no


Poetic Form | the Nonet; The nonet poetic form is a 9-line poem that has 9 syllables in the first line, 8 syllables in the second line, 7 syllables in the third line, and continues to count down to one syllable in the final (ninth) line.
a seagull singing so late at night
Jun 13, 2014

a seagull singing so late at night
is unusual;
But remembering a book once read;
Johnathon Livingston Seagull;
nothing is unusual with seagulls

There Is a nasty seagull
Oct 8, 2014

There Is a nasty seagull
Oh yeah.. his wings I see
He's come to take small pieces
From different parts of me.

He's come for my body
He's come for my brain
He wants to take my spirit
'Til none of these remain.

I'm always finding feathers
All inside my head,
So I'm gonna get a shotgun...

And shoot that sucker DEAD!!!

Catherine Jarvis

I'm really going to get rid of
This depression!!
I don't have time in my life.
Your eyes turn me into a seagull.
jp shroudsinger

An indifference to doom
from seagulls looming overhead.

Your fingers like sinking ships
in my skin
radar malfunctioned
in my skin
singing beeps from blinking blips .
Your knuckles bend like flags
fluctuating in the wind
stubborn pride even when drowning.
Your nails are the rusted
anchor covered in algae
forced by gravity
to find a fascinating new feel.

Your eyes turn me into a seagull.

a s h
a s h
Feb 12, 2012

It I were a bird,
I would fly over the ocean
Just to feel the wind,
And smell the air.

Feb 28

In brightful night,
Cross over those mountains
And valley  

Cross over the deserts,
jungles and seas

Until you reach at dawn
That bridge that connect
All civilizations

And say it loudly,
To a city that
Captivated my heart

In summer time,
Love will be there.

You are the fish in the sea
I am a bird.
And a pigeon at that.
Not even a gull.
The gull will probably gut you.
I mean eventually,

not so great butttt uploaded anyways///

Smother my creation
My furious space
Lock the door
Force this tangible restlessness
And mortal wound
Upon me
Rise against my every word
Dressing my cares with every delicacy
Beat my heart
Without a pause or glance
Because for no
I will resist
But know
That this could be construed as love

#love   #fear   #life   #tragedy   #anguish  
In flight, the svelte and sprightly seagull

In flight, the svelte and sprightly seagull
Appears majestic, almost regal
How quick his noble image flips
When begging for potato chips
You'll see aggression, you'll see gall
If visited by a starved seagull

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