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Song of the Owl

Ojibwa

The owl,—

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The owl

   Au

The great black

Owl

   Au

Hi! a! haa!

Credit


This poem is in the public domain.

Author


Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, one of the "Fireside Poets," wrote lyrical poems about history, mythology, and legend that were popular and widely translated, making him the most famous American of his day. 

Date Published: 1856-01-01

Source URL: https://poets.org/poem/song-owl