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Phantasm

You lie in wait for your chance to leap
Springing your weight off coiled legs
I watch as you jump into the air so high
And drift towards the center of the sky
And float into a slow motioned decent
Wings folding back as your claws come out
I'm still watching as you fall like lighting
Fast not even time to move or shout
Just as suddenly with pretentious aim
Adrenaline and action bulging in your veins
Held back only for a moment in time
Before releasing wildly like flames
Turning blindly and out of control
With such ferocity for survival you strike
Leaving only a pile of fur and bones
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Posted: Jan 2019
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Birds of prey...............

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Happychatty1online today!
I looooooove birds of prey, especially Golden Eagles ??
Loved reading your poem, thank you for sharing it wave applause
Yankee4youonline today!
Your welcome Happy, glad you enjoyed it! I write about these memories just as I had watched them hunt in front of me. Magnificent hunters. writing
mcradloff
I saw a bald eagle this week between Mineral Point and Belmont, Wisconsin.chicken
trurorobonline now!
Nice Chris, fascinating birds.
Rob
salamunaonline today!
great write Yankee4you! I enjoyed reading even i would not like to watch any kind of hunt .Cheers from Hollandcheering
Yankee4youonline today!
The bird I witnessed attack a rabbit was a red-tailed Hawk, now I think about it. uncertain
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