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Haibun: April 2, 2016

River of Sky Snow and bitter wind, a tough day for new arrivals like cranes and robins. The wind is blasting in from Canada across Lake Superior, which is cold and black as death. When Arctic cold rushes in, where … Continue reading

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life my cage

blue budgies two lovely singers you both bright eyed your window wide neither cat crow wind nor snow do sylvan dreams on feathered wings yet take flight this velvet night? in my cage my wingless age bound by weight a lifetime’s … Continue reading

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Crows in Winter

Three crows and I going about our business, the day a crisp retort. They mock me for pushing snow from here to there When all you have to do is wait for spring. Maybe they envy a little My opposable … Continue reading

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Man and Crow in Winter

It was a fine day in the sun for man and crow alike, and even though I could not perch in the top of a cottonwood tree in perfect black silhouette against the cerulean sky, I cast a strong shadow, … Continue reading

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love how (Fibonacci Sequence)

love how it flaps its black wings and flies through my dreams how it hops beside the highway and how it pecks out the eyes those windows to the soul

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Undertakers

Before the days of gods who looked like men, there reigned an older race, the ravens and their archangels, the crows and jays, who walked on two feet and roosted in trees. They were feathered all in shiny black for tending … Continue reading

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November

All color bled out of the world. Black crow crossing a grey sky. The neighbor’s pasture is chewed- down to the nub, hard-scrabbled. On my side of the fence, the tansy’s gone to seed, the dullest umber, shadow of earth, … Continue reading

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