Goldfinch60

Peaceful Buzzard.



I hear the plaintiff call above,

I look up and see the bird,

The wide outstretched wings

Allowing the bird to float in circles

So placidly around the sky

Looking down at the world.

The thought comes to me,

I could do that,

Just float in peace

Looking down at life.

Yes that is what I want to be,

I want to be a buzzard.

Comments7

  • dusk arising

    Awe inspiring aren't they. Who doesn't get carried away wondering what it would be like to soar on a breeze or circle upon rising air currents. Mesmerising.

    chick corea - once again cancer robs us of a great musician RIP

    • Goldfinch60

      Yes d a looking up as they float through the air takes us to a place of peace. I am coming back as a buzzard.

      Andy

      • dusk arising

        Henceforth i shall mentally picture you as Evesham's very own 'old buzzard'

      • orchidee

        A fine write Gold.
        Oops, not in the sense of 'He's a crotchety old buzzard' though!

        • Goldfinch60

          Thanks Orchi, no never crotchety but maybe croquety.

          Andy

        • mohangupta.suresh@gmail.com

          I am more in awe of the ‘birds of prey’.
          But I do wish you a feast of morsels though.

          • Goldfinch60

            Thank you Suresh.

            Andy

          • Michael Edwards

            We have several raptors around here including not only red kites, but also a peregrine falcon in the church spire in town as well as the usual buzzards and kestrals. Fabulous birds all of them.

            • Goldfinch60

              Peregrines are fabulous birds. Where I play croquet we have buzzards nests around and we also get red kites flying around quite regularly. As you say fabulous birds.

              Andy

            • mohangupta.suresh@gmail.com

              I am more in awe of the ‘birds of prey’.
              But I do wish you a feast of morsels though.

            • The Uneducated O.A.P

              Nice one Andy, love birds, but they keep dropping stuff on me!.
              Think I'll be a Razorbill, flying and swimming, what more do you want?
              Be warming up shortly, better weather for a bit o croquet. Keep walking that river, Bill.

              • Goldfinch60

                Thanks Bill, it's not the weather stopping the croquet - it's the flaming government! The Rive is always there for me though.

                Andy

              • L. B. Mek

                as a city dweller, for the majority of these throwaway years I count as my unremarkable experience - of all things, 'life'
                nature, has always been a distant friend, of course it visits - noticeably, with each change of season or those twilight's that ignite our reverie of idolised yesteryear memories, but in reality
                it is only when I read, dedication and depictions like yours, I get some tangible grasp of the majesty - in it all...
                that's the gift of sharing, that's why
                I thank you for letting me experience a little bit more of nature, within your words today dear Poet



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