You say you saw a seagull skimming through your dream?
I fear this is not possible, things are not quite as they seem.
There is not a thing as seagull, whatever others say
Seagulls are not the birds you see flying sweetly ‘cross the bay.
Take another look my friend and open up your mind
These birds are beautiful and varied, just like humankind.
Colours, size and patterns diverge to vast degree
They are more than simply seagulls, get closer and you’ll see
Wing markings, legs and beaks are all truely quite distinct
All individual characters, who stop to watch and think
Bonaparte, Black-headed, Herring, Yellow-legged and Common too
Glaucous, Iceland, even Laughing Gulls make fools of me and you
They, with many cousins, are not alike at all
Please do not just name them seagulls, but listen to each call.
So next time you see seabirds whilst deep amidst your slumbers
Remember gulls, like humans, are so much more than simply numbers.
In dreams they may be viscious, pecking out your eyes
In truth they are more complex, carrying lost sailors’ souls within their cries.
http://www.napowrimo.net prompt for Day 14, dream interpretation…”seagull.”