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I Saw the Red Kites! (Rare birds of prey)

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I Saw the Red Kites! (Rare birds of prey)

I saw the Red Kites 
flying high in the sky; 
What a beautiful site to behold:
As they hovered above 
with the sun shining through, 
revealing their red, brown and gold. 

History tells 
about a century ago, 
these birds were almost extinct. 
I swear I saw one 
as it came sweeping down, 
give me a mischievous wink. 

"We're back (was the message) 
and we're here to stay, 
sit back and enjoy the view." 
Then all of a sudden 
they burst out in song, 
like a choir right on cue.

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  1. Date: 9/9/2009 11:26:00 AM
    I love this one. It is exceptional experience to something in nature that one has not seen before or not for a long time. Keep writing. Sara

  1. Date: 8/29/2009 11:07:00 AM
    Interesting reflection. Congratulations on having your poem featured. Wishing you ongoing success with your writing. Karen

  1. Date: 8/29/2009 8:11:00 AM
    This is a wonderful, awesome… poem, worth featuring..; I love every bit of it. You are such a great poet. Please keep writing and congrats on your poem being featured this week. Hope to read more of your wonderful poems. You are great Robert! Adeleke

  1. Date: 8/28/2009 5:09:00 PM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week>>James

  1. Date: 8/27/2009 9:05:00 AM
    Congratulations on being featured ... I really enjoyed this poem very much

  1. Date: 8/26/2009 6:34:00 AM
    Delightful poem! A few weeks ago, I saw an eagle fly by and it was exciting. Your poem brings that excitement back to me. Great job. Krista

  1. Date: 8/24/2009 1:03:00 PM
    Congratualtions on being featured this week! Wonderful poem! ~Trudy~

  1. Date: 8/24/2009 10:30:00 AM
    Great write, Robert! Congratulations on this poem being featured this week! Ruben.

  1. Date: 8/24/2009 3:47:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Robert. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/11/2009 4:39:00 AM
    Such imagery.What a great show!:)

  1. Date: 4/3/2009 2:45:00 AM
    Although I have never seen a photo of a Red Kite, but your poems makes me feel like I have. Great work, Robert!

  1. Date: 3/26/2009 7:22:00 AM
    Wow. Such wonderful poetry. The imagery superb and the writing like magic. Nature is so inspiring. Love, Shar

  1. Date: 3/26/2009 4:48:00 AM
    i thought it was kites... the play thing! but your write about the extinct birds... really cute!! nice writing... ~ Arany