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American Eagle
by john k zimmerman

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The Osprey struck cleanly, coming
Away with a 2 foot salmon climbed
Slowly over the pool. Down came the
Eagle, white headed missile, to knock
The fish away, then catching it, mid-air,.
Swooped into the trees to enjoy a stolen meal.

“A bird of bad moral character” Wrote Ben Franklin,
Who “does not get its living honestly”
For a national emblem Old Ben preferred the
Wild turkey “... a much more respectable bird...a
A little vain and silly, but a bird of courage...”

The eagle, ever vigilant, watches the Osprey
from the tree waiting for his next

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Reviewed by Mr. Ed 10/19/2003
This is definitely an interesting poem.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 2/19/2003
a very vivid write
Reviewed by jude forese 2/19/2003
rather be a bird of prey than a meal on the table...
Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK 2/18/2003

Most Interestingly So!

Reviewed by Nancy D. 2/18/2003
I needed a good laugh tonight, excellent John.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 2/18/2003
great sage the graphic...
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader) 2/18/2003
Now this could have some hidden wisdom!!
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 2/18/2003
I love it.
John very good.
Reviewed by Morchuis 2/18/2003
Hi John,
I like the analogy to life.
As for "Wild Turkey" that would put feathers on your chest.
Reviewed by Alexander Shaumyan (Reader) 2/18/2003
The turkey would've been s nicer symbol. :) I'll drink a shot of Wild Turkey.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 2/18/2003
good write! have seen eagles several times; three times in my backyard back in ohio! they are awesome birds; so majestic and regal! glad the eagle is our national bird isntead of the turkey (although i DO love to eat turkey!)!! :)

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