Double Duty

“But in the end,

it’s only a passing thing, this shadow.

Even darkness must pass.”

— J.R.R. Tolkien

wings spread across sky

those below huddle in fear

a passing shadow

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Double Duty ~ When you purchase a copy of the inspirational new book “Passing Shadows” , you will be helping veterans transition from their wartime experiences through therapeutic outdoor expeditions. All proceeds from the sale of “Passing Shadows”  benefit Warrior Expeditions, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.

Watercolor painting of Short-eared owl* and “Double Duty” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor

© 2021

* owl reference photo by Julie Carlson

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