“Though I May Speak”

We hope you have had a restful weekend with your fids! In the coming week, if you desire a spiritual uplift, consider these lyrics by Hal Habson (1972), for the hymn "Though I May Speak."  Traditionally sung to the folksy English tune of the love song, "The Water is Wide," the hymn "Though I May … Continue reading “Though I May Speak”

Horus: The Yellowhammer’s Nest

Birds have inspired some of the most moving and insightful art and literature in history.  BirbObserver reprints this thoughtful period poem by Englishman John Clare (1793 – 1864): The Yellowhammer's Nest BY JOHN CLARE Just by the wooden brig a bird flew up, Frit by the cowboy as he scrambled down To reach the misty dewberry—let … Continue reading Horus: The Yellowhammer’s Nest

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!

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?

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!

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’!