Showcase your bird-inspired creative writing & artwork on Horus

Birds have inspired some of the most moving and insightful art and literature in history.  Consider for example the poem by Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)  Hope is the thing with feathers Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune without the words, And never stops at all, … Continue reading Showcase your bird-inspired creative writing & artwork on Horus

Reader’s Submissions to Horus

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!

Show Us Your Birb Love on Feb. 14 & You Could Win Free Stuff!

You love your birb so much you can’t help but splash social media with gorgeous pics of them right?  Well then, enter our Valentine's Day 'Love Is..." Contest to win a prize for your birb photo creativity! Follow @BirbObserver on Twitter or BirbObserver on Instagram or Facebook, post your bird-related photo with a caption that begins … Continue reading Show Us Your Birb Love on Feb. 14 & You Could Win Free Stuff!

Are birds your creative inspiration?

...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 birbobserver@gmail.com  Remember … Continue reading Are birds your creative inspiration?

Valentine’s Day Contest!

To celebrate Valentine's day and you, our fans, we are holding our ‘Love is…’ contest! Follow @BirbObserver, post your bird-related photo with a caption that begins with "Love is...", and tag your photo with #birbloveis to enter to win a customized T-shirt featuring your photo and caption! Take as many photos as you like: each … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Contest!

“Love is…. WINNING FREE STUFF!

To celebrate Valentine's day and our fans, we are holding a contest!  Follow @BirbObserver, post a bird-related photo with a caption that begins with "Love is...", and tag your photo with #birbloveis to be entered to win a customized t-shirt featuring your photo and caption! Take as many photos as you like: each "love is..." … Continue reading “Love is…. WINNING FREE STUFF!

Welcome to Horus!

Horus is YOUR page, Horus belongs to you, our readers!  You are invited to submit musings about your own bird, another 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 Horus for all to view, read and appreciate! … Continue reading Welcome to Horus!

Anthropomorphism

My pastor recently told me that losing pets hurts because we project our humanity onto them. I believe this is a tendency we all have, and it’s not just limited to animals.  The scientific community generally frowns on this, and yet it’s a common thing unique to humanity that helps us to connect with the … Continue reading Anthropomorphism

Coming Soon – New Page Devoted to Your ‘Ode to Birbs’!

Coming January 2018 - our new Horus page, devoted to YOUR 'ode to birbs' writing.  Do you write poetry, short stories, verse, etc., about birbs?  If you do, we want to hear from you in the new year!  Here's your chance to share your literary musings about your birbs or birbs in general. Stay tuned … Continue reading Coming Soon – New Page Devoted to Your ‘Ode to Birbs’!