The Great Horned Owl

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1: I come from a place of crowds, concrete, and chaos.

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3: I need to find a place so still you could even hear a great horned owl hoot at the moon.

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5. I can’t explain  why,
but that is just the way it is.

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7: My home is an echoing canyon of car horns, and I need to hear a great horned owl hoot at the moon.

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8: My home is a place of ever-shifting edges…

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9: And clashing colors.

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10: I want to see fireflies flicker around a pond…

alone-011.png11: So still that it reflects even the most distant stars.
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12: I’m not asking to see a great horned owl…

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13: Just to hear one.

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14: They are seldom seen in the soft
darkness of the night forest.

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16: Hoo-hu-hoo=hu-hoo-hu…

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17: Softly now, don’t even breathe. There is the owl…

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