The falcon's heart

By emptybamboo

It was once said:
The falcon was created for the heart.


A spotty-fawn windhover
is sitting on my wrist;

a little falcon,
mistrustful,
wild and flighty

she watches attentively,
she teaches me
to trust,
to fly,
to be
a changeable son of the wind.


All I can do is to believe.

Because today I definitely know:
A falcon is for heart.
A true heart is a falcon.




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Copyright 2011 emptybamboo
Published on Thursday, March 24, 2011.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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  • carlosjackal On Tuesday, August 8, 2017, carlosjackal (2516)By person wrote:

    Pavel, this is inspiring and creative in its pure simplicity. No easy feat at all. Brilliant.

  • A former member wrote: I have a falcon spirit myself, so I totally relate to this. Thank you.

  • A former member wrote: This poem....means more to me than you could possibly know. It makes me think of a very special friend of mine. One of the very best poems I've ever read on this site, bamboo....a true masterpiece. I keep this write close & think upon it quite often. & oh yeah....I love to bird watch. Never had the pleasure of observing the falcon.

  • A former member wrote: "a changeable son of the wind"... an incredible line from such an insightful and soft-hued poem. this is inspiring and determined, made of the great stuff.

  • Malcholm Dark On Thursday, March 24, 2011, Malcholm Dark (1040)By person wrote:

    bravo, my friend.... the finest piece I've read in a long time... you say so much in a poem that doesn't have a lot of wording... you should be proud of this piece

  • emptybamboo On Thursday, March 24, 2011, emptybamboo (133)By person wrote:

    Thanks Malcholm, my heart is melting...

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