'Silent Bird' - Poem by Kelly Seale
Silent Bird, whispering through the night sky-
Searching for your prey
with a keen, lighted eye.
They are out there, hinding in the desert bush,
Yet their quest for freedom, drives them onward-
resolute, despite their fear.
Silent Bird, hovering, waiting, wanting-
Nocternal fixation, carnal awakening.
On the hunt, on the prowl,
Born of Badge and honor, Heart and Soul-
Oh Silent Bird, why must you feast?
The sweat of man, the smell of his fear,
mixed with the taste of blood,
mixed with the softness of tear.
Run, run... but you can't hide-
From his cunning power, from his honor and pride.
Oh Silent Bird of Prey,
don't you ever rest?
In the heat of the night,
In the cool of the day?
A Voice from the darkness,
as you desperately try to run and hide-
'Hey amigo, un helicóptero! ¡Corre! Escóndete! Amigo ¡Buena suerte! '
Bright lights upon you-
And you know you must give up.
You must give up your freedom-
But not your Pride.
Poet's Notes about The Poem
Not a sound that she made, as she went hovering by-
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