Thursday, 23 October 2014

Day 826: Screech Owl


Another perfect gem of a poem from Ted Kooser.



Screech Owl - Ted Kooser

All night each reedy whinny
from a bird no bigger than a heart
flies out of a tall black pine
and, in a breath, is taken away
by the stars. Yet, with small hope
from the center of darkness
it calls out again and again.

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