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From an Eagle's Eye

Distant mountains, a purple haze, Kangaroo stands up to gaze, Station horses and sheep graze, On an unforgiving plain. Red gums line a bone-dry creek, Pink galahs swirl and shriek, Bones are bleaching from the weak, On harsh and dry terrain. Soaring high in the world you own, With not a kingdom’s soul unknown, On the red soil plain beneath a clear blue sky, So much seen in an Eagles eye. Every movement, every sound, On the saltbush covered ground, Thinking safe and can’t be found, Cannot slip by. A dingo on the prowl… is in an Eagles eye, A Whirly-whirly dance… is in an Eagles eye, Seek the frail so the strong survive, Keeping the outback so alive… From an Eagles eye. Soaring high in the world you own, With not a kingdom’s soul unknown, On the red soil plain beneath a clear blue sky, So much to see in an Eagles eye.

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Date: 11/8/2015 4:11:00 AM
I just love your natural way of putting nature to work within your verse, so pleasing and not superficial, another gem of a verse from a gem of a poet, thanks for sharing, cheers Kev
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Lindsay Laurie
Date: 11/13/2015 7:13:00 PM
Hello Kevin... thanks once again Kevin. As you know, this is what we witness as we drive but imagine what these Wedgies must see from where they are. Such a majestic bird - Lindsay
Date: 10/27/2015 8:32:00 PM
Beautiful indeed! The natural world has a lot in it to just ponder. That is a great view from above. The closest thing might be flying in a small aircraft in the pilot seat, but still it is not quite the same.
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Date: 11/3/2015 6:43:00 PM
G'day Duke... correct with what you wrote. On one occasion I came across ten eagles feeding on a kangaroo with more flying in. Most must have spotted the dead roo from miles away - Thanks Duke - Lindsay
Date: 10/27/2015 11:52:00 AM
You soar like an eagle with this beautiful poem, Lindsay! The imagery is great, descriptive and appealing! Not much escapes an eagle's eye...nor yours! #7 // paul
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Lindsay Laurie
Date: 11/3/2015 6:39:00 PM
Thanks once again Paul for reading a poem of mine. You're right, not much escapes my eye, but nothing escapes an eagle's - Lindsay
Date: 10/21/2015 8:09:00 AM
Just beautiful and descriptive, Lindsay. Thank you for sharing the beauty of the eagle and awesome nature that you see through this poem. hugs!
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Lindsay Laurie
Date: 11/3/2015 6:36:00 PM
Hello Kim... thanks once again for stopping by and posting a comment. I appreciate each one of them - Lindsay
Date: 10/20/2015 9:42:00 AM
This is beautiful, full of fun, adventure and the allure of being somewhere special as seen from the prospective of an eagle's eye. Emile.
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Lindsay Laurie
Date: 11/3/2015 6:30:00 PM
Hello Emile... thank you for your kind comment Emile. The vastness of the outback is certainly special - Lindsay
Date: 10/20/2015 5:42:00 AM
Hi, Lindsay. I think you've just taken me on a little trip to the Outback. . . through the eye of an eagle and the author. Well written! ~ Lin ~
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Lindsay Laurie
Date: 11/3/2015 6:28:00 PM
G'day Lin... yes, the outback is where my imagination runs, but I have witnessed what the eagle has from ground level. The outback is harsh but full of life - thank you Lin - Lindsay
Date: 10/20/2015 4:34:00 AM
A very wonderful and brilliant write. I love how you conveyed your beautiful and excellent piece...........A.M.
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Lindsay Laurie
Date: 11/3/2015 6:24:00 PM
Hello Afolabi... thank you for your encouraging comment. I'm sure you would enjoy a trip to where these eagles live - Lindsay
Date: 10/20/2015 3:47:00 AM
This is exceptional poem, love the vibe and flow of this great write. So serene and the imagery is glorious. A 7
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Lindsay Laurie
Date: 11/3/2015 6:22:00 PM
Thank you Mark... the outback plains are so vast and so quiet so what I can take in must be miniscule to what these eagles see - catch you soon - Lindsay