Monday, January 6, 2014

A Poem by Robert Halleck

The Hawk at the Beach

He doesn't belong here
on the lamp post looking 
below. His beak has
a smile, his eyes a gleam.

I don't belong he thinks.
Surprise, surprise. They
will be surprised as I
drop in for breakfast.

Robert Halleck is a retired banker who lives in Del Mar, California with his wife Terry and three retired racing Greyhounds. He has written poetry for over 50 years. He has published two collections of his poems: IT'S NEVER TOO LATE and OTHER PLACES OTHER TIMES. His poems have appeared in The Boston Poetry Review, The Camel Saloon, San Diego Poetry Annual, The Scapegoat Review and other journals.

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