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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & General Editor
Volume 9, Number 3, September 2015

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Matthew Caretti
Flushing, New York, USA


Harbinger

The owls arrive from the deep North. Swept south from the tundra on a feast of lemmings. I spot one perched on a felled tree across the field. It scans the wet earth now frozen. Wrought up like angry tongues. But the raptor is silent. Its stillness becomes my own. We watch. We wait . . .

white on white
the snow falling
not falling

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