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Though moon may hide her fluid face,
and stars in silent sentence trace
the outline of my breath denied,
I’ll wing away on Eagle’s pride.

The gloomy dusk may gather in
eclipsing hues that should have been
a splintered rainbow deep inside
to wing away on Eagle’s pride.

When darkened tides swell at my shore
to drown the flame within my core
while waters rise on every side,
I’ll wing away on Eagle’s pride.

Though calloused hands close in on me
to seal my cell without a key
I’ll lull my heart and I’ll abide- 
I’ll wing away on Eagle’s pride.


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  1. Date: 1/25/2011 1:26:00 PM
    Aye, the Eagle's pride as they glide over Glens on Alba's land. Your words allow me to picture those images Kris, lovely poetry....:)

  1. Date: 9/29/2010 1:40:00 PM
    You write very well in the Kyrielle form, Kris, and the images were very vivid. What an adventure it would be to soar above the earth like an eagle. Enjoyed your poem! Best to you, Diane

  1. Date: 9/27/2010 8:22:00 PM
    Have a lovely Tuesday, Kris! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 9/27/2010 3:49:00 PM
    Thanks for your comments, Kris. I'll be looking for new work from you! It was a pleasure to read this one again. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 9/26/2010 4:47:00 PM
    Hi Kris, I'm so pleased to read another beautiful write of yours. Wonderful flow in this kyrielle. I've only tried this form once, but reading your super example makes me want to try another ~ Sharon :)

  1. Date: 9/26/2010 4:37:00 PM
    HI, there, Kris. Yes, like Carolyn said, this is beautiful. I just love a kyrielle and your repeating line is awesome! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 9/26/2010 3:00:00 PM
    Incredible Kyrielle, Kris. This is a tough form for me, but yours is thought-provoking and makes a lot of sense. Beautifully penned! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 9/26/2010 9:00:00 AM
    Wow-- what a marvelous write that just flows so well-- I've never tried this form Kris, but you sure make it look so effortless to write-- beautiful poem that soars... nikko :)

  1. Date: 9/26/2010 6:14:00 AM
    Very perfect Kyrielle enjoyed it, Kris

  1. Date: 9/25/2010 11:23:00 PM
    Excellent write. Loved it.

  1. Date: 9/25/2010 10:04:00 PM
    Luv the Kyrielle form Kris and am going to attempt for one of the contests offered on Soup.. this is very well written and very visual luv.. enjoyed the creativity and the form.. happy weekend...