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[Meme] Feathered Spirit

FJ is home. I have a ton of housework to do. A real post will be forthcoming. In the meantime, I give you a meme ganked from amurderofcrows, the result of which will no doubt amuse my friend Ben (he-of-no-LJ-account), if he ever reads this entry.

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OWL: Some may think you're sad or grim, because you
shun their company. Truthfully, you are quite
content to play among the products of your
fertile imagination.
THE OWL
Edward Thomas
p.1917
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Downhill I came, hungry, and yet not starved;
Cold, yet had heat within me that was proof
Against the North wind; tired, yet so that rest
Had seemed the sweetest thing under a roof.

Then at the inn I had food, fire, and rest,
Knowing how hungry, cold, and tired was I.
All of the night was quite barred out except
An owl's cry, a most melancholy cry.

Shaken out long and clear upon the hill,
No merry note, nor cause of merriment,
But one telling me plain what I escaped
And others could not, that night, as in I went.

And salted was my food, and my repose,
Salted and sobered, too, by the bird's voice
Speaking for all who lay under the stars,
Soldiers and poor, unable to rejoice.


Feathered Spirit - Which Birds Do You Flock With?
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Is that similar to the warbler? Too much bob the builder.