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me and the seagull This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

By Maggie W, Akron, OH

here.
i Breathe

here.
i Listen

here.
the pores of my skin open up
like a baby bird Reaching for nourishment
absorbing the freshness
of It all
all of this great gift

here.
it is just me
and the seagull
the only two Moving
in my world of dawn
no one else dares
to Brave the chilling waves

but
me and the seagull
we Know.
we know there is nothing greater than
this.

this huge silence

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