The Gulls of Winter

gull wing curve of beach terns

in flocks like sheep sanding one-legged

weather vanes into the wind swirls

and eddies of calm shells mussels

chalf of dune grass pebbles drifting

the gentle swells of sand white caps

bottle caps fishing skifts sand castles …

If you look closely,  you’ll be able to see bread in flight with gulls in hot pursuit, the seduction my granddaughters use to befriend the gulls (and swans) as taught to them by their grandparents.  The gulls are most appreciative in winter, when there are few tourists who cast their bread upon the waters …



About Leonard J. Press, O.D., FAAO, FCOVD

Developmental Optometry is my passion as well as occupation. Blogging allows me to share thoughts in a unique visual style.
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