A Gossamer of Souls

Photo courtesy wonderful Ella at Ella's Edge

Linking with Poet's United Wonder Wednesday #6 Web

Like veins that lead to the heart,
we are all connected
by a web that the eyes cannot see.

From oceans to continents
and languages to cultures
we branch out like a redwood tree.

With differences as grand as deserts
and kinship greater
 than the ocean wide,

we span a vast horizon
like many different species
yet one strong seagull on the inside.


  1. This is glorious Carrie! I love, love what you have done...so many great lines! I would share my favorite, but I can't...share one line. I love the whole poem~
    So happy you joined in...I will look at this photo differently now :D
    Thank you!

  2. Yes we are all connected ... it overwhelms and saddens me that there is so much strife, turmoil and hatred in our world.

  3. Lovely writing! i enjoyed the idea of being connected by a web we cannot see. (Sort of like the blogosphere, no?)

  4. Beautiful...especially love the first stanza. btw I love the autumn theme of your blog.

  5. Flying high, it's what a seagull never told you! Lovely!

  6. We all are connected in some way or the other ... that's the magic of the world !!!

  7. I LOVE the "one strong seagull on the inside". Jonathan Livingston Seagull began my journey way way back, so I really resonated with this poem.

  8. "With differences as grand as deserts
    and kinship greater
    than the ocean wide . . ."

    Lovely to imagine! And I especially like to have the one strong seagull inside all of the webbing and surface detail. I have never thought of seagulls this way, though there is that lonely and haunting "seagull song."

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  9. Yes, Carrie. The more we know people who appear different from ourselves, the more alike we prove to be. Lovely poem Carrie.

  10. I really like this Carrie. If everyone would take a moment to realise we are all here for many of the same reasons, life would be (maybe) a little better for everyone. Just lovely.

  11. Was passing through and this caught my eye.

    One strong seagull - Very true and thoughtful of you to put it.

    Enjoyed it a lot.

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