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Raptorial Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormFormCategories  
Horror Love Marqese Dabbs Free verse Free verse raptorial, dark, evil, love, lust,
Premium Member Poem Soaring Eagles Robert L. Hinshaw Rhyme Rhyme raptorial, bird,
Kestrel Nigel Fawcett Cinquain Cinquain raptorial, nature,
With hunger comes a somber head Qoheleth Llauderes Classicism Classicism raptorial, irony,
Premium Member Poem Eagle Robert L. Hinshaw Rhyme Rhyme raptorial, nature, day,
Premium Member Poem Eagle Robert L. Hinshaw Rhyme Rhyme raptorial, nature

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Raptorial Poem Example

Soaring Eagles

The majestic eagle preens itself as a brilliant new day is born,
Flexing its lithesome wings to prepare for its daily bourne.
The rising sun enhances it exquisite gilded plumage.
Gentle zephyrs will uphold its wings, its flight to assuage.

From atop a craggy tor where nestles its rustic aerie,
It surveys its domain, rugged mountain and rolling prairie.
From its lofty perch, it spots vistas mere man will never see,
Anon to ride the surging winds, its earthly bonds to flee!

Stretching its powerful wings ready to begin the day,
It sets about that eternal quest to seek its daily prey.
Aerobatic savvy it will use and hunting skills it will test,
To fill is needs and the gaping maws of eaglets in the nest!

Other winged creatures flee when its clarion scream is heard.
'Tis perilous to invade the territory of this raptorial bird.
The august eagle displays a most imposing aerial ballet,
As it swiftly and silently descends upon its hapless prey!

It is apt that the eagle is the symbol of these United States.
There are so many venerable traits that in each equates.
Cleared-eyed vision, firm resolve and imposing nobility,
Meeting all challenges and dangers with stalwart versatility!

Robert L. Hinshaw, CMSgt, USAF, Retired

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