A sentry posted at the ends of the earth
Watches the ocean on a serene day
On a railing, the seagulls perch
Facing inland or seaward
He does not know if they have a preference
But from his tower, he spreads his arms;
They are wide enough to embrace both.


Author: redgladiola

Creative writer happily predisposed to flights of fancy. You can find my poetry and short prose at

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