The Howling Owl
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The Howling Owl



A portrait of the Central African Republic

A snapshot bares the veiled face
of a child.

Giggling eyes and a faraway smile
tell the tale
of one born to live this way
and no other.



The Howling Owl is a juried publication featuring poetry, fiction, essays, and reviews. The publication is committed to quality creative work from a diverse group of writers.

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Josie ElBiry

3x Top Writer “This Happened to Me”. Creative nonfiction, short fiction and poetry. Thank you for reading.