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Where Eagles Dare
by Ronald W. Hull

Sunday, July 06, 2003
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Where Eagles Dare

Dare I would go where eagles fly,
To that primal shore, in the long gone by.

When reptiles ran, to catch the wind.
Into a strange sky, flapping skin.

Momentarily airborne if not in flight.
Lifting off against gravityís might.

Some would make it; some would not.
Some would soar; some would rot.

Light of bone, and hawk of eye,
These dinosaurs would learn to fly.

Learn to float on thermal draft,
Learn to hunt from precarious shaft.

Of tall trees and through their leaves,
Leaving clouds behind with ease.

Dodging raindrops in full flight.
Challenging the windís greatest might.

Feathers over scaly skin,
Does not hide the talonís sin.

Sinking into unsuspecting prey,
Tearing flesh the dinosaur way.

So if you love our feathered friends,
Think of that far off shore again,

And cringe.

Copyright 2003 © Ronald W. Hull

Fighting Eagles Courtesy illinoisraptorcenter.org

7/6/03

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Reviewed by Ch'erie de Perrot 9/18/2003
Yes and they dare, in this write they dare.
Makes it so exciting, the thought of it all, I love birds with a passion. The element of danger also, is an adrenaline rush :)

Ch'erie
Reviewed by serenety L 8/15/2003
I guess we all would like to be birds sometimes, just flying off and leaving everything behind. Feeling the freedom - that's why I love to fly (plane of course).

I read your website. Just wanted to let you know that I enjoyed it very much. You are a very special person.
Nico
Reviewed by Birdie Houston 7/8/2003
Well done enjoyed the read
Reviewed by Vesna Vanessa 7/8/2003
yes we tend to dream of things and when they manifest we run like hell..hmmmm
Reviewed by June Thompson 7/7/2003
funny I have my own little joke.. Hawke.. yes you know like the bird with an e... the other thing mighter than the hawk is the eagle... what are you (semi sarcastic of course)

but seriously I loved this... the end was striking I must say...enjoyed the photo as well

have a good one Ron
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 7/7/2003
Awesome write, Ron! I love the majestic eagles; so free....(((HUGS))) :)
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader) 7/7/2003
Ron I love this, flawless rhyme and flow, as always displayed in your work, love the message, this is one of your best.
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 7/7/2003
The beauty of the eagle is its abilty to use its talon's to shred and expose the truth of any given situation. It is the beast within it that makes this possible. Great write.
Reviewed by T. Emilie Dybevik (Reader) 7/6/2003

This was a breath of fresh air to read. I don't like birds... I like this. Says LOTS for your talent :)

Thanks,
Emilie
Reviewed by buff 7/6/2003
Love the rhyme in this....so very well done.....also love the subject..Birds have such a sense of freedom...Excellent...ty, Dani
Reviewed by E T Waldron 7/6/2003
Great write, but still admire the incredible Eagle!;-)
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