Hawk - n. 2. a. Any of various birds of prey of the order Falconiformes, and esp. of the genera Accipiter and Buteo, characteristically having a short, hooked bill and strong claws adapted for seizing.
You come to me in my dreams
and on my vision quests.
You circle low, your eyes sharpening,
past the woods and onto the grasslands.
Your call - kee-ah ... kee-ah
reminds me to wake, to notice
this wondrous earth.
Once I awaken your hunt is over.
My power animal is a red-shouldered hawk - a beauteous thing that appears in my dreams and in my vision quests. It is linked somehow with my mother - who had soft shoulders covered in freckles - perhaps that is it. That my finger should fall on Hawk for today's challenge means it is time for me to pay attention to hawk-energy.