A Sorrow of Crows.

December 19, 2010

(Eleven short poems about Corvus – the crow.)

Albino crow
red-eyed
blood-flecked snow.
__________

Black snow
white crows
winter’s mirror.
__________

White crow:
winter’s beauty
unmatched.
__________

Raspberry ripple snow
a crow drags
its broken wing.
__________

Wind whips
crows squabble
above my head.
__________

Bell tolls
resonates
crows take flight.
__________

Snow melts
crows caw
I weep.
__________

Day’s blaze
now embers
crows take wing.
__________

Walking beneath
shifting graphs
of feathered co-ordinates.
__________

Crows in the sky
P51 Mustangs
in formation.
__________

The cock crows
dawn twitches
crows take flight.

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9 Responses to “A Sorrow of Crows.”

  1. A very nice tribute to the large passerine birds that form the genus Corvus in the family Corvidae.

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  3. Each crow it seems a villain straight from Shakespeare,
    in their black-stockinged leg

  4. Jingle said

    love your creativity on this …
    beautiful rhythms and rhymes..
    agree with above comment, well done.

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    Merry Christmas…
    Stay Blessed….

  5. Jingle said

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  6. connetta said

    Beautiful Poetry. well written.

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