In the Woods behind my House
We like going to look for owls in the trees.
We go after dinner and when it is dark.
The pine needles all around and the bark
Is thick in front of our eyes. My mom teases
Me about the owls going in our house
But I know where the owls really live.
They live in branches and give
Us presents of pellets of squirrel and mouse.
I love my owls because they fly
At nighttime even though I can’t see
Them. I keep a rock with me
In my pocket because although I try
To leave the ground, I’m more like the rock
Than an owl and I stay here on my walk.