The Hunt

The pelicans come in military precision
a trio low
flat
as high as a three meter dive
as silent as angels
uninterrupted, eternal
youthful, insatiable

Nearer to my state
an older gentleman of their kind
unruffled watches
unwilling
un-hungry
not needing to join this hunt

Aged pelican from Pittsburgh National Aviary
copyright Bill Kemp, 2017
Subjects: 
Aging, flight, three together