As they fly into the face of this full gale they do so without seeming effort.
To us terrestrial beings, struggling into headwinds, this movement seems miraculous as well as beautiful.
These are the creatures that have been born to cut through the air and as they move through they release their souls into it with complete abandon.
There is no fight or struggle in the face of the tempest, they simply adjust and soar upon wild djinns.
There is much we can learn from watching the birds.
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Photo: Auduoins Gulls at Bolonia. Courtesy of the author.