Hawk in the Bird Bath

© Mike F. Anderson

Hawk in the Bird Bath

Teresa A. Burnett level-deluxe 3/14/2019 9:30:00 AM

Love the capture, love the verse! Was he catching a drinking bird, or just admiring hims reflection? #1722057

Mike F. Anderson level-deluxe 3/14/2019 9:45:06 AM

Teresa, he just sat there for the longest time looking at his reflection, so it made me think he was contemplating his life, which gave me the idea to write a short verse about what is thoughts might be. :-) #11754595

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 3/14/2019 3:33:02 PM

Outstanding capture, Mike. #11754657

Christine Greenspan level-deluxe 3/14/2019 5:01:44 PM

Fantastic capture and love the poem! #11754669

John R. Koepfer 3/14/2019 6:06:20 PM

You don't see that every day, excellent moment and capture Mike, creative poem as well!!! #11754696

Oscar J. Pung level-deluxe 3/15/2019 6:06:03 AM

Great photo and poem Mike. You're multitalented! #11754756

Bojan Bencic level-deluxe 3/15/2019 8:18:28 AM

Great capture, Mike. He's enjoying the water. Lovely poem, too. #11754773

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 3/15/2019 9:21:57 AM

Fantastic capture and loved the poem as well, Mike. #11754829

Mike F. Anderson level-deluxe 3/17/2019 6:53:31 PM

Thanks everyone for your comments! #11755398

Cindy Bendush level-deluxe 3/29/2019 12:24:25 PM

Quite a capture Mike; not a hawk you see at a birdbath very often! The poem tops it off nicely. Maybe he's deciding if he's seeing friend or foe. Many birds attack their reflections. #11757871

Kathleen Holcomb Johnson level-deluxe 3/29/2019 5:53:44 PM

Perfect! Love this! #11757949

Kathleen Holcomb Johnson level-deluxe 3/29/2019 5:53:47 PM

Perfect! Love this! #11757950

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Mirror, Mirror, in the bath
tell me truly of my future path.
Will I soar high on thermal flows,
finding new destinations wherever winds blow?

Am I still stately,
am I still renown?
Do they still admire me
as they watch me from the ground?

Oh, that I may continue to wing
across the majestic expanse,
finding my destiny
in life's journey and dance!

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 800, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 70.00 mm, Model: NIKON D800

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