Treasure Island

May Swenson

(May 28, 1913 – December 4, 1989 / Utah)

Poems of May Swenson

21. The Woods At Night 1/13/2003
22. Water Picture 1/20/2003
23. Women 4/1/2010

The Woods At Night

The binocular owl,
fastened to a limb
like a lantern
all night long,

sees where all
the other birds sleep:
towhee under leaves,
titmouse deep

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