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A Bird’s Eye View

on December 23, 2013

Have you ever thought what it would be like to view the earth as a bird? Ever dreamed you could fly (not in an airplane!) soaring about the treetops capable of touching the clouds (other than fog, of course)?

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Here are 30 incredibly fantastic views you could see if you were a bird

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Ever wondered while you were that bird how you would manage getting food? Takes patience and a lot of perseverance…

A Bird’s Eye View

Wings expand with the gentle breeze
Soaring through the blue
Blade and bloom grace the meadowland
Nothing like a bird’s eye view

O’er rolling hills, down into valleys
Sleek, graceful, strong, light as a feather
Exploring recently harvested fields
Elegant in flight, no matter the weather

Seeking, searching, forward, backward
Circling what’s captured in sight
Watching for the right moment
To begin a natural fight

A chameleon crawls along the ground
Changing color, shifting from brown to green
Searching fervently for grasshoppers and worms
Camouflaged, barely visible, almost unseen

Swift, agile, virtually without a sound
Crawlapin sighted, playing hide ’n’ seek
A sharp dive, graceful swoop upward
Renders barely a snippet in the beak

Nature has a way of caring for her own
Ventures unconquered start anew
With a keen eye and unblemished spirit
Perseverance – from a bird’s eye view

Echoes©2004 Echoes
Sharla Lee Shults

If you were a bird, a different perspective…

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7 responses to “A Bird’s Eye View

  1. […] Have you ever thought what it would be like to view the earth as a bird? Ever dreamed you could fly (not in an airplane!) soaring about the treetops capable of touching the clouds (other than fog, of course)?***** Here are 30 incredibly fantastic views you could see if you were a bird…  […]

  2. Those photos are fantastic!! I wish i could fly haha! 😀

  3. Raani York says:

    This is a great post and a wonderful poem. 🙂 Love it!

    • catnipoflife says:

      Have you ever thought what it would be like to fly like a bird? I remember as a child having the recurring dream I could fly. I actually sensed flying about the trees and reaching down touching the leaves at the very top. Quite an emotional dream!

      On Tue, Dec 31, 2013 at 6:28 PM, catnipoflife

      • Raani York says:

        I still dream of flying sometimes… but usually, just when it gets interesting, I realize that I can’t – and then I fall – fall – fall – and HIT – and wake up…
        It’s like in a comic strip… scary… ARGH!!

  4. […] See the countryside from A Bird’s Eye View… […]

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