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Nature's Surprise

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Nature's Surprise

Eagle gliding by
Glint of silver flashing up
Sudden dive - lunch caught


Author's note: I was sitting on the edge of a river gorge writing in my journal when an eagle 
flew past. I had my camera with zoom lens with me but didn't get it out in time. I left it out 
and on just in case s/he circled back. And s/he did - gently gliding by! Just as I was about to 
take the picture, the eagle dove all of a sudden - straight down and caught a fish. I was able 
to get pictures of it flying out of the water with the fish in its talons. And then I wrote this 
poem. Wish I could share the pictures too - your mental ones will have to do.

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  1. Date: 9/18/2009 12:48:00 PM
    Good use of imagery for an interesting perspective. Fitting title. Got a chuckle out of the last line. Thank you for sharing this one with us and for your kind comment. Have a good weekend. Karen

  1. Date: 9/5/2009 12:23:00 PM
    what a marvelous panorama of natural beauty! nice haiku. Ismael Nieves

  1. Date: 8/24/2009 8:42:00 PM
    An awsome image you have pictured here! Great job with this write......alopez

  1. Date: 8/21/2009 3:00:00 PM
    Yes, Krista, you're right. It would nice sometimes to see pictures as well. But at least you could observe it. Nice Haiku and thanks for your comment, Gert

  1. Date: 8/18/2009 3:44:00 PM
    good write, enjoyed it greatly.

  1. Date: 8/15/2009 5:18:00 PM
    Beautiful Haiku Krista. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/15/2009 1:16:00 PM
    Beautiful pictures Krista, I am sure, I've had the same experiance on the Arkansas river. I didn't get pictures tho. Moses

  1. Date: 8/15/2009 11:45:00 AM
    what a lovely area you must live in to experience such a sight, good haiku, it gave the visual