As I walk along the beach
I see the flying seagulls gliding high
They are so graceful
With beaks wide for catching fish, down, down they dive
I feel the sand between my toes
My wet bathing suit will soon be dry.
I can see forever, the sky, the clouds, the sea
I smile when a seagull comes close to me
Their eyes are keen and sharp,
So for miles they can see.
I love the smell of the ocean,
A gentle breeze takes little waves away from shore
I wish I could stay here forever,
Come back for more and more.
I can see the sunset as I stop and look
It seems to go into the ocean as it fades from sight,
I love to watch the beauty
All of nature made for my delight,
It is a gift from Heaven
And when the pure white seagull I can see, flying free
It is God's love for you and me.
Henry © 2004
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The people's poet
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