Rosa Linger

Rookie (Texas)

Hawk - Poem by Rosa Linger

A brilliant white
A shocking swath
Streaking down, crossing sight
Bearing bellies black as night.

Brazen will
Blazing strong
Across the air, tipping tops
Struggle seeming, never stop.

A sudden slide
A bomb nose dive
Slipping silent, almost thoughtless
Feathers rippling, wings with tautness.

A hawk alone
Hunts by day
A flock of hawks seems out of place
Connecting lives from time and space?

Comments about Hawk by Rosa Linger

  • (2/16/2007 8:42:00 AM)

    seems like you are copying what's his name Tennyson's 'the eagle' ...until the last stanza when you bring out the question of the strong solitude of the hawk.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, February 12, 2007

Poem Edited: Thursday, January 13, 2011

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