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The Call of a Hawk

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The Call of a Hawk

The high, keen call
of a hawk wheels in air;

tosses against tiered trees, knocks
against barnwood, darkened by wet 
and wind

softened by meadow grasses, rolls
along a hillside, quickens to 
tumble in
 
wet leaves, squandered, still, a 
swollen stream, rushing toward 
spring

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  1. Date: 2/5/2013 12:06:00 PM
    A great effect here, Lara. I followed the rebounding echo of the hawk's call, through the imagery, towards the hope for spring.