#TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 322, Spirit Animal Poetry #tanka #owls #poems

Here is Colleen Chesbro’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge #322. This week we took a quiz to find our spirit animal and then write a poem about it. Mine was the owl: Link 

Take the challenge here to find out what spirit animal you are: Link

effortless soaring

above the silent forest

almost touching stars

guided by instinct and sounds

the owl hunts in the darkness

51 thoughts on “#TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 322, Spirit Animal Poetry #tanka #owls #poems”

  1. I was “told” many years ago that my totem animal was the owl. I will take the “test” again and see if it still holds true. Your poem is beautiful.

    1. That is interesting, Karen. Let me know what it says for you this time. Thank you xo

    1. This sure was fun, Marje. Butterfly is a wonderful one to get and I look forward to your post.

    1. How fun to have collected them, Joan 🙂 They are so interesting and pretty cute too.

  2. What a beautiful poem, Denise. When I took the quiz, I also got the owl and I do have a strong affinity to them. They are such magnificent creatures. Great response to the prompt!

    1. Thank you, Jan 🙂 How fun we got the same spirit animal. I would love to fly in the night skies. And definitely love how they use their intuition.

  3. I took the test, got a snake,. Didn’t think that fits me, so I took it again, answering differently on the questions with more than one answer that fit me. Still got the stupid snake. Sigh.

    Love your poem, Denise.

    1. I saw several got the snake and apparently its a good thing 🙂 Thanks, Staci!

    1. They are wonderful creatures, Balroop. I love the hoot too and their beautiful eyes. I think we both got lucky with our spirit animals 🙂

  4. I love this, Denise! Owls are such majestic creature.
    I was curious about my Spirit Animal. I would’ve guessed a bird of some kind, but it seems mine is a deer. <3

    1. They really are amazing, Mar. It would be wonderful to soar like they do. I would have guessed bear for me. Oh, I like deer too. They visit us often and are so beautiful. Good spirit animal.

    1. I thought I’d be a bear but agree the owl fit me. It is perfect for where I live too. Great idea, Colleen. xo

  5. I just love this poem. Wondrous.
    AND I’m a turtle;) Which I found interesting since they’ve been mentioned on the blog the last two Tuesdays:)

    1. Thank you, Sandra 🙂 Yay turtles! What a fantastic spirit animal that found its way to you. Hugs xo

    1. Thank you, Diana 🙂 They are wonderous creatures and Iove to imagine how the world looks and feels to them. Xo

    1. Thanks, Teri 🙂 They are amazing creatures. I’m a huge fan of turtles and like you much faster in the later…lol

  6. D.L., such a perfect characterization of the owl, how it almost touches the stars as it hunts in the darkness. I see them a very spiritual beings also.

  7. I’ve heard hoot owls at night… but haven’t seen any.
    Though years ago I did see an owlet in my yard that I think fell out of the Maple… eventually after some staring and a one sided conversation (on my part) the owlet flew away 🙂
    I like the owls as messangers in the Harry Potter books.

    1. I hear them too but never see them. What a cool experience to have seen that owlet. Yes, I agree about owl messagers in Harry Potter!

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