This will be one illo by Eldridge Hardie from a new collection of the works of North Dakota poet and hunter Tim Murphy. He and El gave it to me! I have been a fan of Eldridge’s work for at least as long as the old Gray’s that we both worked at existed. I brought a copy of the late Datus Proper’s Pheasants of the Mind, among my favorites of both their works, and was pleased to hear, in our too- short Denver visit, that he had also hunted with Datus. They met in Arizona for quail; Datus and I used to out of Bozeman for quick day trips after Gray partridge…

3 thoughts on “Goshawk”

  1. Jack: It IS nice, isn't it? The amazing thing is that at around 80 it is his FIRST, drawn from some shots of Siberian falconers' birds hunting in Montana. It will go with another poem dedicated to me


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