me: "Over Europe and Asia, in indeed, most of the
world, the owl is, and has long been, a bird of witchcraft, death
and doom. The Chinese refer to it as 'the bird which snatches
away the soul' and that it sometimes calls, 'Digging the grave!'" E.A.
Armstrong, The Folklore of Birds. New York, 1970. p.113.
that great bear:
north of Mexico
Sucking their paws in the long winter
Tearing the high-strung caches down
Whining, crying, jacking off
(Odysseus was a bear)
From, G. Snyder, "this
poem is for bear."
In, Myths & Texts. New York, 1978.
told me: "The
description he gave me of the Kapre basically fit the Bigfoot/Sasquatch
in North America with the exception, the Kapre is said to be of
a greater height and shoulder mass. According to my source...it
is bigger all round than the creature of the Pacific Northwest.
He went on to say this region they called Laguna is a province
in the Philippines." http://www.n2.net/prey/bigfoot/creatures/kapre.htm.