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I Saved A Seagull

October 10, 2011
By the.world.in.my.eyes BRONZE, WEST BABYLON, New York
the.world.in.my.eyes BRONZE, WEST BABYLON, New York
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Favorite Quote:
if you love something, let it go.if it comes back to you, its yours.if not it was never meant to be, move on.

We were on the boat one day
Me, my mom, and my dad heading out to the bay
I saw a women with something caught in her net
I thought she needs help I bet
There was a seagull trapped inside
So I ran to her and knelt beside
A million thoughts went through my brain
But the women wasn’t being sane
I reached into the stringy mess
It’s a good thing I wasn’t wearing a dress
I unhooked its head and wings
I clipped its feet from the strings
He flew away free
Towards the sea
But I swear I saw it turn around and look at me
To say “thank you” for only me to see
I know I saved a seagull that day
And every day for it I pray
That it flies and plays in the open air
And through that open air without a care

The author's comments:
this actually happened to me last summer

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