Lofty Gulls

In moves akin

to Sister Bertrille

the seagull

lifts and hovers

lifts and hovers

lifts and hovers

then lands on

a wing and a prayer:

“Thank god for

Field and shore

and sand.”

Poem ©2017, Jen Payne. National Poetry Month, 27. Photo ©2017, Jen Payne. For you novices (ha!) see Sister Bertrille reference here.

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