© G.V., 09-03-2013, All Rights Reserved In Sapphic poetry the first three lines of each stanza are /_ /_ /_ _ /_ /_ And the final line of the stanza is: /_ _ /_A Sapphic poem-tribute to Owls; the sacred bird of Pallas Athena.
Night-birds fly in wellaway Moonlit darkness
constant friends of sacrosanct ancient marbles
croaking nature's auguries, spirit's quests are
Ergo mourning canticles pray to Pallas
sending eldritch clarions' warning message
shadow hermits skillful and nimble hunters
© G.V., 09-03-2013