A Winter’s Day on Frozen Pond

Ashen skies of pale hue

Canopy the hoary dew,

Surrounding water frozen fast

By winter’s frigid, Arctic blast.

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Yet near a pool of water, still,

Gather fowl with beak and bill.

Here the hunter and the prey

Pause to dream of sun-drenched days.

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Then hunger stirs the eagle’s breast.

Peace is shattered! Gone is rest!

With frenzied flaps the chase is on!

Tis a winter’s day on frozen pond.

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Published in: on January 9, 2014 at 12:07 am  Comments (2)  

2 CommentsLeave a comment

  1. Words fail me. Most enjoyable read. This beautifully written verse, a description that said everything to us. a The photos were so life-like; you could feel the cold! Thank you.

  2. And cold it was! I’m glad you enjoyed it.


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