Cloacal Kiss

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“I can’t wait to lay eggs and have babies,” thought Harriett. …………..”

Joe Buck looks good………. He’ll do his part, I’m sure…….. He certainly did last year……..

Got to work on this nest……….Whew, what a mess………

I wonder if I will see Sky………I think the Doctor left these sticks for me.

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Harriett Raptor 2022

Oh my gosh!

They are both back!

Harriett Raptor
North River, Beaufort, NC

Eight-year-old mother of eleven, fluent in telepathy, a possessor of genetic memory, a genius and scholar. Harriett holds the equivalent of a PhD in philosophy, biology, chemistry, physics, astronomy, and the Homo sapiens’ concept of the humanities. Her understanding of mathematics and logic are beyond Homo sapiens’ current comprehension. Harriett is a thinker, a wise osprey, especially distinguished for her expertise in the Homo sapiens problem.

Joe Buck
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Sky visits the Doctor and his Female H. Sapiens

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Empty Nest

Empty nest; ………Empty nest: a good thing. Sky has been away for two days, fishing on her own. The Doctor saw her eating a fish on the live oak tree. Independent………. Self-sufficient… Very proud of herself. Just the slow learner you know.……….

Joe Buck has left for South America. Sky is going to winter in North Carolina. As per Harriett’s request the Doctor will look out for her.

A happy ending to the 2021 season,

“I love you,” thinks Harriett.

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A fish

Joe Buck brings her one more.

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Why isn’t anyone paying attention to me?!

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Out of the nest

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Sky spends the day alone, waiting for……………………

3:00 PM – Joe Buck drops off another fish.

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Harriett Leaves

“Hello Dr.,” thought Harriett

“I will be leaving in the morning; I am sure you are already know.

It has been nice sharing thoughts with you this summer.  Oh, and the flounder have been great.  I have put on one third of my body weight, so I should have plenty of energy for the flight.  I do not see any sign of impending storms for the next week, so I think it’s a good time to go.

I will miss you.  I will miss you badly, but I know, you know. I have to go………….  Hey, that rhymes!

Star and Joe Buck Jr. have achieved independence.  I barely see them anymore; have not been back to the nest in 2 weeks. I wonder what they are up to.  Little Sis, Sky, will be all right.  Joe Buck is staying behind to help her.  It will be up to him whether she attempts the migration or winters here in Carteret County.  Please look out for her.

It is always so hard to leave.  Memories, memories, memories.  I will miss the lighthouse and the Harker’s Island Bridge, and of course your giant nest.  I will miss the female H. Sapian too. She has been wonderful this year.  I love her too; family, you know what I mean?  My heart is aching, but you know, you know, you know.  I will be back next year.  Try not to cry.



Forlorned Sky
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