Monday, February 21, 2011

Fly me to the moon

  These two birds have been waiting for each other.

Guardian the Owl, Jonah, 9, Halls Gap,Vic.
(Read here about Jonah and his family's 'sculptured life' )

My first flight

My first flight was to be to the moon.

I waited all night until my little eyes wouldn’t open anymore. Somehow I kept them open.
I waited until my neck wouldn’t support my head anymore; I pushed it up with my hands and waited.
The adults promised me I would fly to the moon that night of the party; if I were good then I would get to go.

I think they forgot about the promise, but I never did.

Jen Jamieson, Perth


  1. amazing......check out illustration by Blanca Gomez on the other side of the world....I love the similarities and the differences. they are both unique but guided by the same moon. love

  2. Oh, I love this. Just gorgeous.

    Thanks for Rewinding at the Fibro.

  3. What a beautiful owl, just amazing.


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