Poetry Appearing in Poetry In Motion® Portland

Crows

Lois Baker

A second one dropped

to an oak as if to confirm

their black

an unraveling of color

their caw

dissolution of music

their flight


an excuse for not falling

 

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"Crows" from Tracers, Howlet Press. Copyright © 1992 by Lois Baker. Reprinted by permission of the author.

 

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