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Falcon's Mistake Tanka

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Falcon's Mistake Tanka




hungry falcon dives eyeing easy meal in nest angry blackbirds rise showering him with fierce pecks leaving him stunned in surprise

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  1. Date: 4/29/2014 2:11:00 PM
    LOL Those blackbirds are fearless. Hope the falcon found his food somewhere else. Nature works in harmony, but incidents such as the one you describe so beautifully happen every day. Congratulations on your win! Best Wishes, Carolyn

  1. Date: 4/27/2014 7:12:00 PM
    Nice that they work together to protect the young. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

    beharry Avatar john beharry
    Date: 4/27/2014 10:41:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks, Joyce. Blackbirds are fearless, especially in protecting their young, as you stated. Have a beautiful day1
  1. Date: 4/27/2014 6:53:00 PM
    I'd love seeing those angry blackbirds rising up against him. Congrats for your win.

    beharry Avatar john beharry
    Date: 4/27/2014 10:36:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks, Andrea. This was actually witnessed by a friend who described it to me. The falcon sure got a big surprise. Have a great day!
  1. Date: 4/27/2014 7:24:00 AM
    A brilliant piece made you win, congrats, John

    beharry Avatar john beharry
    Date: 4/27/2014 10:32:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks, Dr. Mehta, for your comment. Have a wonderful day!
  1. Date: 4/27/2014 2:14:00 AM
    Great poetry John ! Action n reaction equal n opposite is the law , well proved ! Congrats on great win !

    beharry Avatar john beharry
    Date: 4/27/2014 10:30:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you, Dr. Sharma. Have a lovely day!
  1. Date: 4/27/2014 1:50:00 AM
    John, awesome, winning tanka.... congrats on your super win. ... xox~ LINDA

    beharry Avatar john beharry
    Date: 4/27/2014 10:28:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks, Linda. Have a nice day!
  1. Date: 3/14/2014 5:03:00 PM
    I really like this one! Looks like he got back some of his own medicine :) // paul

    beharry Avatar john beharry
    Date: 3/14/2014 5:16:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks for your comment, Paul. Yes. he certainly did!