Spirit of the Eagle

Broken Wings Avatar Broken Wings - LIFETIME Premium Member Broken Wings - Premium MemberPremium Member Send Soup Mail Go to Poets Blog Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled Spirit of the Eagle which was written by poet Broken Wings. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

Read Poems by Broken Wings

Best Broken Wings Poems

+ Follow Poet

The poem is below.

Poet's Notes

Related image

Become a Premium Member and post notes and photos about your poem like Broken Wings.

Spirit of the Eagle

As a child, broken and forlorn I climbed a high cliff seeking spiritual guidance,
it is the culture of my native people to look to the Eagle- the master of the skies;
the one who flies the highest and the closest to the creator and back to Earth,
with beauty, dignity, grace, courage and strength, there is much to be revered;
so I looked up to Father Sky and prayed for the Eagles protection and bravery.

I heard the Eagle calling me and down came a feather into my open hands,
an Eagle feather is never taken but always given, a deeply spiritual gift;
it was on that day that the Eagle became my protector and guide in this life,
he has taught me to love the shadows and the light, and to protect all creatures;
to be free, strong, and brave in all that I do and to never, ever give in to fear.

July 23, 2017

Narrative/Spirit of The Eagle
Copyright Protected, ID 922653

Written for the contest, 1-10 Lines
sponsor, Rick Parise

Seventh Place

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

Post Comments

Please Login to post a comment
Date: 8/7/2017 4:03:00 PM
This is a beautiful narrative BW. Congratulations on your recognition in this contest. Your work is always first rate! -- Dean
Login to Reply
Date: 8/6/2017 8:09:00 PM
Beautiful, a joy to read. Congrats on your placement :)
Login to Reply
Date: 7/23/2017 9:35:00 PM
Wonderful...Fly like an Eagle...Thanks for sharing
Login to Reply
Date: 7/23/2017 5:31:00 PM
Bravo, exquisite write, ~*
Login to Reply
Date: 7/23/2017 4:57:00 PM
A beautifully worded narrative.
Login to Reply
Date: 7/23/2017 12:53:00 PM
Indeed excellent pen :) xomo!
Login to Reply
Date: 7/23/2017 9:08:00 AM
Excellent narrative BW, are you Native American? Best wishes in the contest.
Login to Reply
Wings Avatar
Broken Wings
Date: 8/7/2017 9:21:00 AM
Charlie, I am part Ojibwe
Date: 7/23/2017 8:12:00 AM
Excellent Broken Wings. I can relate to this completely and love Eagles as well. A FAV. Well done :)
Login to Reply