Saturday, November 27, 2010

Old Owl

Docile in daylight
Fierce hunter during the night
All rodents beware!

Hunter's focus true
Winter flights above snow, ice
Talons leave a branch

Silent wings on air
Creates dancing moon shadows
On the forest floor

Old owl, I see you
Shining spirit of the night
Rest your wings today

© 2010 Mike McDowell

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