Align | In Residence

loui
September 26th, 2017

Align | In Residence

loui

September 26th, 2017

 

This robust seagull is the leader of the pack. In his pompous presence his own blur into the background.

 

 

Occasionally, a tiny bird like me comes along who executes his rights, which ruffles Mr. Fragile Ego!

 

 

On cue, his bird-brained cronies do what they do best— attempt to intimidate me—

they puff up, screech foulmouthed, and dive angrily.

 

 

I remain unperturbed by bullies who thrive on instilling fear.

Instead, I continue sunning myself, reveling in the stunning landscape showered with snow.

 

 

My behavior fazes the aggressive flunkies (whose juvenile theatrics blow up and float on the freezing river):

how did a creature smaller and weaker than us occupy a spot in our midst?

 

 

At the same time, my stand reminds entitled individuals, who feel out of focus, the power of worthiness.

 

Holding my own didn’t come easy—I had to realize my value in order to celebrate the facets of life. You might not be the most attractive, articulate, or connected individual, but that shouldn’t stop you from claiming your spot in the world. My name is Loui, and I claimed my spot. Now, it’s your turn to celebrate your identity.

 

 

 

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