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Life Arts    H4'ed 6/26/19

The seagulls are walking

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The seagulls are walking around the yard
like officers of the Coastguard

With their wings behind their backs.
waiting for some formal event to start

In the local hall, all lit up
where there will be speeches and awards

And their strong necks will sweat
under their collars as they are called up to be honored

For representing a tradition that saves people.
Or maybe they are

Just tired of flying or standing on one leg
on roof or rock or of fishing and foraging

And they just want to walk around
before nightfall.

 

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Gary Lindorff is a poet, writer, blogger  and author of several books, the latest: 13 Seeds: Health, Karma and Initiation. Over the last few years he has begun calling himself an activist poet, channeling his activism through poetic (more...)
 

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