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El Cruz del Condor

PERU | Wednesday, 14 May 2008 | Views [546]

A soaring adult condor.

A soaring adult condor.

If I could,

Oh, how I would,

Love to fly on the breeze.

But if I could fly,

Just how would I

Choose my set of wings?

The quick darting flight

Of a swallow so bright

It too hurried for my taste.

Likewise the Kestrel,

Or the high-diving Petrel,

Where do they go with such haste?

Parrots are gaudy,

And geese too bawdy,

And owl hold such strange hours.

Could I instead be a seagull?

Or a powerful eagle?

Or a hummingbird among flowers?

Oh, were I to fly,

And explore open sky,

And revel in all that space,

I'd spread wings and soar

Like the mighty condor,

Epitome of freedom and grace.

(Check out the pics in the Cañon de Colca gallery!)

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