bird étude 4 corvid heart beating

Corvid heart beating
Raucous—quick-witted—loyal
Always questioning
Never doubting—I’d call you
Cocksure—but you’re pure crow

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Photographs by Eileen Lavery

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Depth Charge: “Out of the 810 species of North American birds, only two are completely black: the American Crow and the Common Raven.”  Why the Crow Is Black from BirdNote

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Tides of time of war

7 pm sky by Eileen Lavery

Photograph by Eileen Lavery

Tides of time of war
Have left you stranded on this
Bed in my weak arms
Strong enough only to hold
You tight in the dark moonlight

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(for Cutty)

To read all the Tanka, and writing about Tanka, please click here.

To read Songs about Sex, Death & Cicadas by Andrew Grimes Griffin, just click on the link. To download a pdf, right click on the link and select “Save link as…”