Entries Tagged ‘Heron’:

What do you see?

In symbolic terms, the bird is a symbol of the human soul So what we see depends on whether we take things literally or metaphorically. Do you see a Great Blue Heron soaring through the foliage, or Psyche’s ascent to light?

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Blood and guts

Early morning and a silent killer stalks for new prey through the tall grass, his sharp beak still oozing with the blood and guts of two large frogs he just pierced, dismembered and devoured for breakfast…
(… bon appetit)

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Lord of the swamp

A Great Blue Heron, that graceful giant flyer of the Pacific Northwest, on a morning stroll, at the edge of his Southwest Washington watery domain, in late January

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Walking on water

So this Heron and I go back a few years.  Being neighbors we can’t help hanging around the same places. Still, we have this understanding that I shouldn’t get too close, even though he seems to be more comfortable with me each time we run into each other.
This time he let me get [...]

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Heron in the Mist

The sun hadn’t quite broken through the thick layer of fog covering the heron’s favorite pond. But that didn’t stop him from taking off as I approached. One of these days he will get used to me. (I hope)

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