YOUNG GULL

by Joanna Gilman Hyde

The Hawk Portico 7:40pm

Down by The Guzzle tonight

I saw a young gull

with His breathy Beep – Beep —

He was with a parent gull

presumably

Who flew a few yards off

perhaps because of My proximity —

and Young Gull flew too

and circled overhead, beeping

to land

straight down

beside His Bond