Saturday, July 17

Stealing Seagulls

Sitting on the sand.
With a hoagie in my hand.

The waves were crashing.
My Italian hoagie was smashing.

My hand held the hoagie near my face.
With my mouth open ready to embrace.

I felt two claws on my head.
And I soon realized a seagull stole my bread!

He was around and there he did linger.
He stole my hoagie and almost my finger!

I did not act like a grown-up at all.
I did not maturely brush off my finger-losing close-call.

I started screaming to the birds in the sky.
Children were scared and possibly I nearly cried.

The birds were quite rude; they didn't even say please.
And now I am as afraid of them as I am of spiders and bees.

This story is true- your own hoagies are at stake!
So eat your hoagie at home or at a seagull-free lake.




3 comments:

  1. i'll never forget my first time at the shore when a gull took my fried dough. i still haven't recovered!

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  2. Funny!
    I remember Matthew taking a piece of pizza and standing in the sand like the statue of liberty trying to feed the seagulls. The gulls were too afraid to trust him.

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  3. It's kind of an initiation, having your food stolen by a seagull!

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