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The Owls are not what they seem

I’m wary of owl eyes
You have them
(Has no one told you?)
and a nose
not button-cute
but commanding
All in all
bird like
but one of prey
Formidable
is what I think
(Unfairly?)
I don’t know you
I shy away
from your art
What has made you?
Do you love?
Do you live?
Do you feel.

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Lee Dunn has been writing since the age of 18, but found that work got in the way for the ensuing 48 years. In his home town of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, he reveled in his independence at an early age, and spent as much time as he could exploring the city’s Arts scene. He was introduced to poetry and prose by the works of two literary giants, namely J.R.R. Tolkien and J.W. Lennon and thence fell in love with the written word. His work includes poetry, short fiction, and personal essays, and ranges in theme from the surreal to the horrific, nostalgic, and themes on the human condition. He has been published on Spillwords.com, The Dark Poets Club, Journal of Undiscovered Poets, Crepe & Penn Literary magazine, and the Shelburne Free Press.

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