The Backyard Owl

This essay won The Spiral Journey‘s Animal Communication Writing Contest in Fall 2002.  It was published in Patricia Spork’s Loss Comfort and Healing from Animal Sightings, and an excerpt also appears in my own book, If I Only Had a Brain Injury.  Since people continue to resonate with this story, I thought I’d share it here:

Great Horned Owl Photo (copyright Stephen Bruno)

Great Horned Owl Photo (copyright Stephen Bruno)

 

copyright Laura Derbenwick, 2002

Laura Bruno, 2008

 

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