In lieu of an abstract, below is the essay's first paragraph:
A few years back, while reading The New York Times as I am wont to do (I’m one of the diehards who still insists of getting a hard copy at the campus bookstore every morning) I was startled by a picture illustrating an article with the headline: “A Fierce Predator Makes a Home in the Suburbs.” Below the title was a photo of a ferocious creature attacking a bird feeder, with a diabolical expression on its face that made it look like something that came directly out of the pit of hell.
"The Cry of the Fisher,"
Verbum: Vol. 12
, Article 17.
Available at: http://fisherpub.sjfc.edu/verbum/vol12/iss1/17