| Quote #4
He watches from his mountain walls, (line 5)
The eagle lives alone on a mountain. He spends all day surveying the landscape and protecting his turf. Still think this poem isn't a romantic vision of masculinity?
| Quote #5
And like a thunderbolt he falls. (line 6)
The coolest thing about the eagle's power is that he never uses it. He even makes flight look effortless.