Trace of Crow Snow

Trace of Crow Snow

wings finger the snow
like hands pushing up from a bed–
who cares what he said/she said (you/me)
in the face of crow tracks
the bones of flight, nighted,
take-off

oh caw, here’s
my response–oh,
awe–

 

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drafty poem for Fireblossom (Shay’s) prompt on Real Toads to write something relating to crows. Pic is mine, all rights reserved. 

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15 Comments on “Trace of Crow Snow”

  1. whimsygizmo Says:

    Oh, my. This is WONDERFUL. From title (fantastic) to “bones of flight, nighted” and that ending. Awesome.


  2. So wonderful – as are the wingprints in the snow.


  3. Wonderful poem. Unique approach and photo.

  4. Anonymous Says:

    This is so beautiful. “wings finger the snow like hands pushing up from a bed” Amazing writing

  5. Jim Says:

    I enjoyed this, K. Ready to fly again. I pity those creatures of Nature in the cold and snow. The weaker due to survival of the fittest often fall prey to larger animals.
    ..

  6. Jim Says:

    FYI — I was wondering if, in the line, “the bones of flight, nighted,” you had meant to pen “knighted”?
    You can delete this comment, but am just asking.
    ..

  7. M Says:

    yeah, well, draft or not, that’s a perfect response to a sublime photo ~

  8. sanaarizvi Says:

    You had me at the opening lines… such a wonderfully crafted piece!❤️

  9. Shawna Says:

    Wow. This is HOT! Despite the snow. 🙂

  10. Kerry Says:

    What a picture! And the way you have arranged your words and lines creates such an impacting description.


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