The window from Europe to Africa is filled with a thousand shades of blue.
Across this azure fenestration the rare and magnificent Auduoins Gull flashes past on the wild edge of the Levante wind.
It slices through the air with equal measures of grace and ease, an aerial counterpoint to the struggles of terrestrial life in the face of the great storm.
These wanderers of the seas wend their gypsy ways between the two great land masses.
They are both above and oblivious to the centuries of strife that have riven the waters of this narrow crossing.
For the birds there are no borders to cross, merely winds to be ridden and land to rest upon.
This is the divisionless world of ecology.
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Photo: Punta Carminaral. Courtesy of the author.