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Arthur Sze - The Owl

The path was purple in the dusk.
I saw an owl, perched,
on a branch.

And when the owl stirred, a fine dust
fell from its wings. I was
silent then. And felt

the owl quaver. And at dawn, waking,
the path was green in the
May light.

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Poet: Arthur Sze
Poem: The Owl
Volume: The Redshifting Web: Poems 1970-1998
Year: Published/Written in 1998
Poem of the Day: Feb 10 2013

Comment 2 of 2, added on April 29th, 2009 at 4:45 PM.

dear friends, this poem has touched me in places no one has seen before.... :) hehe its so amazing it feels so fabulous to know we have people like this in our worldd they are what make my get so excitedd!!!!!!:) i love arthur sze he has the skills of an angel.


jabihav from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Comment 1 of 2, added on April 29th, 2009 at 4:41 PM.

this poem makes so much sence! im so glad you were brought to this world. now that i have read this poem i feel renewed! i love you baby

Jabihav from Brunei Darussalam, Negara

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