Prominent Prey

A powerful hunter, of varied species
Watchfully gazing, they perch on high
Eyesight of excellence, strong hooked beak
Awaiting your prey, vultures, a splendid relation
Incredible wingspan, as they take flight
Found near water, perched on feathered legs
Fish a-plenty, hunting ground
Boot, harpy, snake, fish and sea
Of four divisions so they belong
Rainforests, deserts, coasts thy be found
Of almost every habitat
Foraging for food
Make way to the nest
Eyries of the ledge, frequently of the trees
Align thy grass, twigs and leaves
Display a valid courtship
Allocate thy mate
Somersault with might and weight
Protect thine eggs, chicks will hatch
Be guarded, vulnerability be aware
Return thy food, to motherly shelter
Protect from snakes, ravens, racoons
Promote survival, train thy young
Eagle calls across thy territory
Attention thus occupied
With wings outstretched
Take thy stand

Written by Geraldine Taylor ©


  • Fay Slimm.

    A compelling picture your words paint on the subject of predators Geraldine - magnificent creatures they seem to know their place in the nature of things. An exciting read.

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