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  På vinger av Ørn (On wings of the Eagle)
by richard lloyd cederberg
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Rated "PG13" by the Author.

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An old form – 24 lines - three 8 line stanzas - 34 words each - ‘On wings of the Eagle’


Why should I fall trodden
In deserts of sorrow
Or walk in the shadows
Of tenebrous lies
Lest ere should I wait
For sweet sudden showers
To moisten the wings
Of the Eagles reply

For long would I ponder
Where oft life had whispered
With springs sweet sufficing
Or summers fond brooding
In autumns capitulations
To winters long slumbers
There would I travel
On wings of the Eagle

Why long should I linger
In moment’s swift passing
When laughter’s brief banquet
Would lessen life’s burdens
On parchment with pens
In memories sweet stains
There would I sojourn
On wings of the Eagle


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Reviewed by Ronald Hull 5/20/2011
A longing, lingering memory of how short life is and the thought that we should have the vision of the eagle in our hindsight. You are really in the spirit with this one.

Ron
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 5/19/2011
this is really beautiful
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 5/19/2011
Beautiful, my friend, just lovely!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Texas, Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Douglas Bentley 5/18/2011
Classic - FLY ON
Reviewed by Sheila Roy 5/18/2011
Feels like a moving away from turbulence. Strength is now in reserve, perhaps, for the eagle to venture forth. Love the first verse especially, Richard. Love and hugs,
Sheila
Reviewed by H. Lena Jones 5/18/2011
Life is but a vapour, isn't it? How important it is, therefore, to love one another, do good, think pure thoughts, keep God's Commandments, and so leave a positive legacy. Thank you, Richard. Another excellent write.

Respectfully,
Lena
Reviewed by D Johnson 5/18/2011
Richard, this is a great form of writing, reminding me of the style of some of the old church hymns from a long time ago. Excellent write!

Cheers,
Dan
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 5/18/2011
VERY BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Morgan Merriweather 5/17/2011
a seasonless freedom...nice form. ~ Morgan
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 5/17/2011
I wanna take a ride too...please...?ed
Reviewed by John Flanagan 5/17/2011
Wrought with panache;
read aloud, as it ought to be,
this work glows and flows, a stream
elegant and haunting.
Kudos, Richard!

It's good to see you posting again,
i missed your great pen.

John

Reviewed by E T Waldron 5/17/2011
A lilting lovely poem, Chum,and the Eagle is a favorite of mine. I painted a similar oil,facing the other way, a bit larger,and sold it in one of my first "Poor Artist" paintings;-) It was $125.00 of the sweetest dollars I ever earned!It was many years ago,but I should have stayed with my painting,I might have improved,and continued with it...
Reviewed by Gene Williamson 5/17/2011
You give new life to the old form, Richard.
I love the rhythm of it. -gene.
Reviewed by Peter Schlosser (Reader) 5/17/2011
good to see you back richard. this poem has all the look and feel of a classic, robert frost or something. as always, you leave us with much to ponder and absorb, much love my friend. take care.
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 5/17/2011
Spectacular feel to this, and so sweetly rhythmic!
Blessings,
Christine
Reviewed by Debby Rosenberg 5/17/2011
the title nearly dissuaded my reading, but glad I traveled upon the "wings of the Eagle" beautiful style and composition

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