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A Seagull's Plight

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Below is the poem entitled A Seagull's Plight which was written by poet Leonora Galinta. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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This poem is inspired by the theme and form: Suzette Prime for my dear poet friend's contest (Suzette Crous)


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A Seagull's Plight

a resilient soul
hoists his drooping wings
dreary but dreamy
soars far
so high
he keeps on searching for his illusive dreams
regardless of the storm and height of mountains
goes through miles away
in his equanimity
straight with vision of sunrays
on  plight are failures
not too bad
tries again
the mighty swords in his heart
so much patience and love help him to survive
in every  vicissitude and kinks of his life
oftentimes
we  can get the melody of what we want
if we  allow the cacophonies to come



Dec. 5, 2012

Form: Suzette Prime

First Place
Contest: Suzette Prime: Prime Numbers and Philosophy
Judged: 12/14/2012
Poet Sponsor: Suzette Crous

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  1. Date: 3/26/2014 3:04:00 AM
    Hallo Leonora, Please see the blog by Eileen Ghali regarding Suzette Prime poetry. I would like to have your permission to include this in my volume of poetry, TIME. Hope you are well. Love, Su

    Richards Avatar Suzette Richards
    Date: 3/26/2014 6:07:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Many thanks. my dear friend. <3
    Galinta Avatar Leonora Galinta
    Date: 3/26/2014 5:56:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank u so much my dear friend Suzette. Biggest hugs! I'll appreciate so much if you can include mine. Congratulations and more blessings!
  1. Date: 3/26/2014 3:02:00 AM
    Hallo Leonora, Please see the blog by Eileen Ghali regarding Suzette Prime poetry. I would like to have your permission to include this in my volume of poetry, TIME. Hope you are well. Love, Su

  1. Date: 3/24/2013 7:38:00 AM
    Excellent philosophical poem about dreams, wonderful Leonora!

  1. Date: 12/29/2012 11:13:00 AM
    Revisiting this one and I am seeing you WON. Awesome, and a belated congrats to you. I really should have tried this one out!!

  1. Date: 12/17/2012 4:48:00 PM
    WOW,,, I wrote one about seagull's back when I was 16, last century ;},,, not posted. I enjoyed the story . don't forget to have a blessed Christmas ;}

  1. Date: 12/16/2012 10:35:00 PM
    Ah, you took me on a journey there, Leonora. Great imagery, lovely poem. Will read more. Happy Holidays! Always, Annalise

  1. Date: 12/16/2012 10:01:00 AM
    I could feel the flight and wind on my wings. Thank you.

  1. Date: 12/16/2012 9:37:00 AM
    Way to go, I enjoyed this prime grade A piece of Poetry.

  1. Date: 12/15/2012 5:59:00 AM
    Congratulations on your top spot Leonora love xx

  1. Date: 12/14/2012 9:02:00 PM
    Hello Leo, my sweet sis-ie pooh... how are... I'm seeing an awesome win here... wish I understood this form... , congratulations in the "SUZETTE PRIME:" contest... :-) PD

  1. Date: 12/14/2012 6:33:00 PM
    Congrad's on your win in this challenging form Light & Love

  1. Date: 12/14/2012 10:17:00 AM
    CONGRATULATIONS on your win in the SUZETTE PRIME contest, Leonora. Love, Suzette

  1. Date: 12/13/2012 6:04:00 PM
    I especially like the last two lines..I am glad that I chose this one to read today..Thanks for the kind reviews of my work..Your time spent reading my work is appreciated..Sara

  1. Date: 12/13/2012 7:19:00 AM
    Hi Leonora great i like very much, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 12/12/2012 10:01:00 PM
    Hi Leo, are you around.. soup mail...pd

  1. Date: 12/6/2012 10:40:00 AM
    sheer classic poetry this, a wonderful rendering i enjoyed ever so much

  1. Date: 12/6/2012 7:32:00 AM
    "Dreary but dreamy" - I love that. This is a wonderful write. Great job!!

  1. Date: 12/5/2012 10:41:00 PM
    Brilliant write with an exceptional theme. This one is a favourite!

  1. Date: 12/5/2012 9:20:00 PM
    Suzette, is going to love this my sis... cacophonies... is that a sound of something. never heard of the word... Leo, love the image,, wonder what they are really thinking... enjoyed... hope to hear from you soon,,, xox~pd

    Galinta Avatar Leonora Galinta
    Date: 12/6/2012 7:54:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you my sis and everyone here! Cacophonies means noisy and very loud sounds just like what you create when still trying to perfect your skills in musical instruments. Again, million thanks and good night. Sorry if I can't stay long here on soup because I'm still recovering from flu.
  1. Date: 12/5/2012 4:27:00 PM
    wow, the way you summed up your idea in those last two lines. Wonderful lines, Leonora. I'm happy to see you posting this new poem!!

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