AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Sonny Hudson, iJames Kellogg, iKen Coleman, icarlton davis, iJ.E. Thompson, iWill Clark, iElizabeth Parker, i

  Home > Spirituality > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Vicky M Semones

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Books
· Poetry
· News
· Stories
· Blog
· 32 Titles
· 88 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Jun, 2011

Vicky M Semones, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
King Obama: America's Greatest Danger
by Will Clark

Now available in paperback and Kindle. also available in Nook...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
Night Trek
by Ed Zaruk

To save their sick baby, Frank and Helen Beaver trek through a bitter winter cold to reach the nearest Hudson's Bay Post...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



Popular Poetry (Spirituality)
  1.  All These Words
  2.  God Created Sex
  3.  Touched By Angels
  4.  Heaven Is Listening
  5.  Your Grace Amazes Me
  6.  Just As You Are
  7.  God's In Control
  8.  Concrete, Compassion, and Steel
  9.  Always Forever
  10.  In An Instant
  11.  Mysteries Of Tomorrow
  12.  Never Walk in Fear
  13.  WHO CARES?
  14.  Something Beautiful
  15.  This Lady is Alive!
  16.  Push On
  17.  One Last View
  18.  Meant To Be





Red Tailed Hawk
by Vicky M Semones

Wednesday, July 04, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by Vicky M Semones
•  Spirit in Art
•  Tea, Toast, T'ai Chi
•  Greening of April
•  Stay
•  Prayer at the Center
           >> View all 28

A Red Tailed Hawk called, circled about 50 feet overhead; ascended; I did morning Tai Chi filled with her energy; she bade farewell, unseen above our oak trees. WOW! Photo: Courtesy Cornell Lab [ItsAboutTheLight SM]


High pitched whistle- screech

above cool-morning oak tree shadows,

 red tail luminescence in the sun’s light 

proclaims a presence so powerful,

all is motionless except your flight:

gentle turn, slow glide, swirl in soft air;

suspended on gracious wings of intention;

allowing witness to deep spirit -

until you ascend to sky.           

 

My soul fills with your quiet splendor,

we merge in humble Tai Chi movement:

            ecstatic flight of slow, arching motion,

            floating together in vibrant air without thought -

a perfection of movement.  I am complete.

 

Deep bow of thankfulness for this grace, this peace,

                        this perfection.

High-pitched whistle-screech

above cool-morning oak tree shadows -

we are now one.

 

  © 2012, Vicky M. Semones

 

 

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by Regis Auffray 7/23/2012
Your kinship with nature shines through your verses here, Vicky. Red-tailed hawks are quite common around here and I never tire of watching them ride the thermals... Thank you. Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 7/5/2012
A lovely poem about the oneness of our vision of the splendor of flight demonstrated by birds of prey like the red tail hawk. I just love to watch hawks fly.

Ron
Reviewed by Budd Nelson 7/4/2012
Vicky,
The Red Tail is a magnificent hunter, as is your write about him.
Budd



Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.