Thursday, August 8, 2013

Hello, friends. What's been happening in your corner of the world? Any news?
My tidbit: I received the Excellence in Education Award last week where I work. And no I'm not an instructor. I received it in the staff category. But enough about me, what's going on with you?
What the Owls Said

On those nights when the owls are singing
I linger outside attempting to distinguish

Whether the Great Horned owls are
Or the Long-eared owls are
Or the Barred owls are
Or whether they all are
Here to accompany each other,
Filling the night air with
A dazzling chorus of improvisation.

And the Great Horned owl said,
Sing, brothers, of the glories of the night.
And the Long-eared owl said,
Yes, Yes.
And the Barred owl said,
Sing brothers; it is thy birthright.

Here I am, a paltry audience
Trying to write lyrics for
Music that transcends my voice.                                                  

Michael Cox


CJ Kennedy said...

Congrats on your award.

DEZMOND said...

congrats on the award. We do love owls when they're not trying to hunt down our kittens!

Pat Hatt said...

Owls are quite the sight and congrats on the award too, same old same old here

Julia Rachel Barrett said...

Congrats, Sandra! Well-deserved I'm sure. Like the owl's poem!
Busy here. Typical. :)

Sandra Cox said...

CJ, Thanks:) Appreciate it.

Sandra Cox said...

You got that right, Dez! :)

Sandra Cox said...

Thanks, Pat. Yeah, I like owls. How are you liking your new digs?

Sandra Cox said...

Hey Ms. Julia. You, my dear, are always busy. The hh wrote the poem.
Take special care.