Descent

December 23, 2008
By Anonymous

A majestic falcon
leaps from Its perch
on top of
the tallest mountain.

Catching a breeze,
It soars high in the air,
gazing
at the earth below.

Winds push It
wherever they see fit,
but with a powerful
flap of Its wings
or a simple
shift of Its position,
It can ultimately decide
where It goes
and where It will
descend.

The author's comments:
I wrote this for two reasons. One was that I love falcons. The other was that I just read Of Mice and Men and I totally disagree with Steinbeck's naturalist ideals.

Similar Articles

JOIN THE DISCUSSION

This article has 0 comments.



SciArc

MacMillan Books

Aspiring Writer? Take Our Online Course!