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nocturnal bird of prey with silent flight softly feathered wings like warm brown cinnamon or often soft hued greys long and rounded at the edges a hooked bill and tufted ears talons sharp for hunting with a voice mournful a tremulous wail sometimes a loud piercing screech sometimes a high pitched trill lives in the forest near a stream perfect eyesight he hovers above his prey then strikes the kill is quick and he flies silently into the dark forest the screech- owls are creatures of the night with beautiful round golden-orange eyes always watching . . . in the dark of night ____________________ June 18, 2022 Poetry/Free Verse/screech-owl Copyright Protected, ID 06-1466-443-18 All Rights Reserved, 2022, Constance La France Submitted to the Standard contest, Creatures of the Night sponsor, Julia Ward, Judged 06/19/2022 Second Place

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Date: 6/18/2022 4:33:00 PM
You wrote super well because you focused on all the details of this marvelous night creature. Well, Dear heart, FINALLY I am caught up with four days worth of comments. Took all my afternoon and now I need to head out to a wedding reception. See ya on FB!!
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Constance La France
Date: 6/19/2022 7:44:00 AM
Andrea, thank you so much for the compliment on my poem, I love the image I found too, those eyes are so amazing, blessings ~Constance
Date: 6/18/2022 12:55:00 PM
A splendid write. I like the images you convey in this highly descriptive poem, Constance. Best to you.
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Constance La France
Date: 6/18/2022 12:58:00 PM
Vijay, thank you so much for the visit and the compliment on my poem, blessings ~Constance