Tag Archives: crows

April

The pines hold their arms wide open to me, and never tire. The crows are better at living, and smarter, we both know this. The stream runs cold and clear, clearer than my head, not nearly as cold As the … Continue reading

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Zen poet haiku

Why did the poet eat four and twenty blackbirds? He was ravenish.

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Early Spring

Listening to Townes sing about growing old as I drive back north into the last of winter, a battlefield strewn with old snow corpses in the ditches, under the black-eyed aspen and between the stoic pines. We’re hard on the … Continue reading

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everyday crows

crows on a wire evenly spaced like rosary beads strung between wooden crosses another poem about crows you say but they are here every day for me like the sky, like hunger, like our need for love

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Haiku 1.2016

No matter how far I run around this flat world I won’t catch a crow

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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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365+ haiku: 1.22.15

a winter poem — black words perch on white paper — five crows on a wire

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