THE CREAK OF THE LEATHER by Bruce Kiskaddon (1878-1950) It’s likely that you can remember A corral at the foot of a hill Some mornin’ along in December When the air was so cold and so still. When the frost lay as light as a feather And the stars had jest blinked out and […]

via THE CREAK OF THE LEATHER, Bruce Kiskaddon —

‘The Meeting of the Waters’ by Thomas Moore — Stair na hÉireann/History of Ireland

‘The Meeting of the Waters’ Thomas Moore There is not in the wide world a valley so sweet As that vale in whose bosom the bright waters meet; O, the last rays of feeling and life must depart, Ere the bloom of that valley shall fade from my heart. Yet it was not that Nature…

via ‘The Meeting of the Waters’ by Thomas Moore — Stair na hÉireann/History of Ireland

Horus: The Yellowhammer’s Nest

Birds have inspired some of the most moving and insightful art and literature in history. Consider the following insightful and moving poem from English poet John Clare (1793 – 1864): The Yellowhammer’s Nest BY JOHN CLARKE Just by the wooden brig a bird flew up, Frit by the cowboy as he scrambled down To reach […]

via Horus: The Yellowhammer’s Nest — BirbObserver

Writings on birds

We are thrilled to share our first Horus submissions! Thank you to Mark Labarre for his poetry entry, “You Knew Us Before We Met“, and to Claire Longworth for her essay “A second chance at forever home”, about her sweet Renee. Please click here to read these wonderfully written submissions!

via Reader’s Submissions to Horus — BirbObserver

Do birds inspire your creative writing?

…then submit your work to Horus! BirbObserver welcomes your writing and artwork about your own bird, wild birds – basically, anything about birds – real, fictional, mythical, etc. Send us your poetry, short essays, short stories, artwork, etc., and we’ll post it on our Horus page for all to appreciate! Email your submissions to Remember […]

via Are birds your creative inspiration? — BirbObserver