Unwanted in the Marsh
Yesterday, I enjoyed my lunch by the edge of a marsh taking in the scenery.
These ducks were startled by my presence and took off in flight.
A frog watched me carefully, never moving from his lily pad. Do you see him?
A hawk took exception to my presence. He was not inclined to share his space and did his best to warn me off. With a repetitive, piercing cry, he headed straight for me.
Only to swoop up at as he got close,
and circled overhead a few times before returning to take up watch in a tall tree, never taking his eyes off me.
On that note, I packed up and finished my lunch in the car.
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