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Where Eagles Dare

mating spiral dance
the free falling bald eagles
clear blue lake lies still

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Date: 2/23/2016 10:11:00 AM
A daring dance indeed...nicely penned Donna
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Donna Jones
Date: 3/24/2016 9:57:00 PM
Thank you Joseph for stopping by and the kind words!
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Date: 3/24/2016 9:55:00 PM
Thank you Joseph for stopping by and the kind words!
Date: 8/20/2013 10:24:00 AM
I've seen other birds of prey do this, but I didn't know bald eagles did it as well! Very nice poem illustrating this lovely dance... MC
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Date: 3/24/2016 9:56:00 PM
A sight to behold! Thanks for stopping by with your kind words
Date: 5/30/2013 11:12:00 PM
It is a thing of beauty to just watch them.
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Date: 5/31/2013 1:33:00 PM
Sure is....I envy them...they have amazing eye sight! Thanks Dan
Date: 5/29/2013 10:31:00 AM
beautiful haiku eagles especial golden are my favourite birds so majestic good pen a 7
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Date: 5/21/2013 4:46:00 PM
Congrats on your win with this beautiful piece of writing. Rick
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Date: 5/21/2013 1:31:00 AM
Many congratulations on your win Donna, well done xx
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Date: 5/21/2013 10:02:00 AM
Thanks Mandy
Date: 5/20/2013 8:52:00 PM
A very nice in the mood poem, Donna:-) Congratulations in Carrie's contest. xox~ Linda Linda
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Date: 5/21/2013 10:03:00 AM
Thanks linda:-) :-)
Date: 5/20/2013 3:41:00 PM
this is an impressively different take on the contest theme, congrats on your big win :)
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Date: 5/21/2013 10:04:00 AM
Appreciate that Charlotte :-)
Date: 5/20/2013 2:46:00 PM
WOW.. this is a very unique haiku. Beautiful, scenic and informative too l) Congrats
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Date: 5/21/2013 10:04:00 AM
Very kind words..thank you
Date: 5/20/2013 2:34:00 PM
I just love that contrast of the lake with the free wheeling love birds.Wow. Congratulations.
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Date: 5/21/2013 10:05:00 AM
Thanks!
Date: 5/20/2013 1:05:00 PM
congrats on a great win Donna
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Date: 5/21/2013 10:05:00 AM
Thanks Joseph
Date: 5/20/2013 12:33:00 PM
'mating spiral dance'...Perfect - Tim
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Date: 5/21/2013 10:11:00 AM
That grape of Richards that didn't get picked..wasn't that awesome?
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Date: 5/21/2013 10:07:00 AM
Not as perfect as that one grape!!
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Date: 5/21/2013 10:06:00 AM
Ha! Perfect answer.thanks Tim...
Date: 5/20/2013 11:45:00 AM
Beautiful! Congratulations
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Date: 5/21/2013 10:12:00 AM
Thanks Richard....alot
Date: 5/20/2013 11:28:00 AM
Excellent Idyll. Big congrats on your superb win. Loved always, bl
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Date: 5/21/2013 10:13:00 AM
Thanks so much
Date: 5/20/2013 10:44:00 AM
Congrats on your fine win. AO
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Date: 5/21/2013 10:13:00 AM
Thanks AO
Date: 5/20/2013 10:37:00 AM
Donna what a powerful Haiku. A well deserve congratulations. Warm Smiles, Connie
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Date: 5/21/2013 10:14:00 AM
Thanks Connie
Date: 5/20/2013 9:00:00 AM
Gorgeous image here!! Congratulations!
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Date: 5/21/2013 10:17:00 AM
Thanks Carrie
Date: 5/20/2013 8:57:00 AM
You are so good in writing your thoughts through poems. Love T. a 7 >>> and FAV. Congrats.
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Date: 5/21/2013 10:18:00 AM
Very very kind Terry...thank you....
Date: 5/17/2013 8:04:00 AM
Oh yeah...this is great for the contest!
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Date: 5/17/2013 6:07:00 PM
Hey..thanks! So good to see ya
Date: 5/15/2013 9:43:00 PM
Mating dance that causes the waves to stop, rather than crash, is quite a powerfully breathless moment. I like this quite a lot.
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Date: 5/17/2013 6:10:00 PM
Glad you enjoyed the eagle dance Drake....thanks..I really appreciate your visits.
Date: 5/15/2013 6:35:00 PM
About your comment on Haiku 28. Yes, you're typically not expected to title them, personally I think it kinda gets rid of the "surprise" in the haiku itself, because a lot is revealed in the title already. If you really want to title them, I believe titling them by the first line is a good way to do it. That way you're not spoiling anything. If you're writing haiku that DOESN'T follow 5-7-5 I wouldn't trash it... in my opinion haiku should be about images and content (not syllables).
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Date: 5/15/2013 9:20:00 PM
ThanksTimothy....:-) :-) :-) :-) :-)
Date: 5/14/2013 8:25:00 AM
I've seen this too, on a cold day over Oklahoma's Quartz Mountain. I watched this beautiful dance for a very long time, and tired well before the eagles did. Good work... Jack
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Date: 5/15/2013 9:19:00 PM
Aren't they glorious to watch soaring around so effortlessly? Thanks for reading Jack.
Date: 5/14/2013 2:33:00 AM
I've never heard of this mating ritual... thanks for the education, a bonus for the haiku... haha. I liked this one. Line three was interesting because I was looking at it through the eagles point of view. I'm not sure if that was your intention, but that's the way I looked at it.
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Date: 5/14/2013 6:37:00 AM
Exactly!!!! Eagle mirror.....thanks Timothy.....it is a sensual contest....
Date: 5/13/2013 6:48:00 PM
Great read... I've seen movies of this phenomena. I also here they have a method of flight training... They are said to take the eaglets aloft hundreds of feet and drop them. Thank God mama eagle knows when the young are ready.... Love ya lots.... Jake
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Date: 5/13/2013 7:51:00 PM
I too have seen the dance on TV...we have many bald eagles on the river along our town in winter here...they are so beautiful....I saw one catch a fish once...awesome in person...thanks for stopping...
Date: 5/13/2013 6:32:00 PM
I have heard of the Eagle's mating flight but I have never seen an eagle even though there is suppose to be a Southern Eagle..Thanks for the visit to my work..I enjoy the Dove's cooing in the morning very early and I see them at the area where the feeders are..Sara
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Date: 5/13/2013 7:54:00 PM
Well let's enjoy our birds before it gets too hot huh? Hope all is good with your family....am glad you stopped by my poem...I get to see bald eagles all winteraround where iI live...very cool! Take care...
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