Mr. Owl’s Holiday, part 2



On the first late-evening of his big-city holiday, Mr. Owl and his friends explored the art museum after it had closed. They wandered from one wood-paneled room to the next, admiring paintings and drawings, marveling over delicate-looking marble statuary, and getting only slightly lost.


On the last evening of his holiday, Mr. Owl and his friends snuck into the attic at the Music Hall and found a giant louvered vent — facing the stage — through which they could watch and listen to the orchestra’s performance. Some of the pieces on the playbill were by Beethoven and Rachmaninov, and Mr. Owl was determined to memorize every detail so he could share them all with Old Possum when he returned home the next day.


(August 2023)


Story © Jennifer Singleton / Read+Purr
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