Flight of the Falcon

November 27, 2012
By Babycoolidge PLATINUM, Rolla, Missouri
Babycoolidge PLATINUM, Rolla, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt."-Abraham Lincoln

"A word to the wise ain't necessary. It's the stupid ones who need the advice." -Bill Cosby

You are
almost touching the sun, when
your sharp eyesight catches
a rabbit in a field.
Your eyes, feathers, beak, and talons gleam
with deadly beauty,
as you ready your beak
for the final kill.
Taking advantage of the moment,
you streak down from the clouds
like lightening.
Your feathers gleam,
Gold mirrors of light,
stunning all who flee.
Sharp claws
latch on to your next meal,
and carries it off.
That rabbit didn’t stand a chance.

The author's comments:
I only saw a flash of light, and then the shadow of it on the ground. This was a falcon. I didn't see a rabbit in its clutches, but I knew that it was capable of doing that.

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