A Stormy Sea

Scudding gray clouds
dominate the sky,
frowning down at the
foaming green sea.
Wispy sea pines bow before
the growling wind–
a wind that never stops.
Pelicans skim the surface
with ungainly grace,
or dive straight down
into the heaving water–
coming up with a gulp and a swallow.
Comical sandpipers chase each other
ahead of breaking froth, while
a dolphin surfaces three times,
shining fins arc-ing above the water.
And always, always the gulls, swooping
and crying in the fearless wind.

sea gull storm

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About boomergirl47

Retired from the University of South Florida. Love reading, writing, hiking, nature, music, birding, puttering around the house and yard, doing things with my grandsons and spending time with my beau on his beautiful 22 acres in north central Florida.
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