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Day 6 In the Post it Note Poetry event . This poem inspired by seagulls surprised by their feet.

dissociate

4fb6320ff0e5e6ee10bd5840afdbc266by Sean Wright06 Feb 2015

dropping its head
the seagull contemplates
its feet
as if noticing
for the first time
they are webbed
and he is a seagull

I greet an old man
before realizing
he is me
in the mirror