Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Evening Song

Tonight I have been standing on the porch listening to a lone owl calling in the forest until the call faded and was lost in rhythmic song of cricket, katydid, and other night insects. After a few minutes all is quiet - noisily quiet.

Calm. Peace. Feeling happy.

I want everyone to hear this, to feel this. I write hoping to get others to step out on their own porch to look and listen. Even the noisiest city street has a chirping cricket or a spider busily creating a marvelous and delicate web - whether we pause to notice or not.

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