Red-Tail

Poesy plus Polemics

"Red-Tailed Hawk in Flight" Photo by Laura Cyphert From ibc.lynxeds.com “Red-Tailed Hawk in Flight”
Photo by Laura Cyphert
From ibc.lynxeds.com

steam-whistle screams
pierce a circular sky
red tail flared on the air
soaring fire of feathers
culmen keen for a kill
damp with dinosaur hunger
eyes flooded with yellow
acuity dominant organs
decisively triggering
instinctive impulse
for dive-bomb attack
on a half-hidden hare
in its moment of mortal
mistake in assuming
tall grass gives it haven
and all of the while with
hood glove and tether
in hand does the falconer
wear sanguine smile

View original post

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s