VxPoem ID: 11336
Posted: April 7th. 2005 10:01:16 PM
Haiku Collection: Crows in Winter
by B. T. Newberg
Age Group: Adult
When winter descends
The somber-veteraned crows
Do not fear the cold
Undisturbed by gust
Nor gale, the well-entrenched crows
Stare down the north wind
While thirsty birds wail
For winter's cruel frozen joke
The crows drink the snow
When others quiver
And curse, the crows swish and swoop
Without a shiver
Hopping and cackling
For a winter breadcrumb's joy
Like a royal feast
In dead of winter
When all else is white as bones
Still the crows are black
Perching on ice-sheets
The crows hold silent vigil
For the coming thaw
Author's Notes: copyright 2005
As a Naturalistic Pagan, I believe in evidence. There is no evidence that deities and magic are "real" in the most literal sense, but they may yet be moving and powerful. These poems are a tribute to the inspiration of Pagan ways.
For more information on naturalism, see HumanisticPaganism.com.
Author's Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
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