Crow Knows

Gray day:

murky pall

casts shade

upon all.

Sun’s glare,

a white wall,

beats through

the dim sprawl.

 

No rain

falls anew,

no rest

from dull hue.

Black bird

with high view,

seems to know

what to do:

 

Bobs head,

looks around,

fluffs tail,

peers down

from high roof,

with no sound,

mocks me

on the ground.

 

© 2015 Stephanie Parsley Ledyard

 

Inspired, of course, by a Monday Poetry Stretch from The Miss Rumphius Effect, the blog that has kept me writing¬†even when I didn’t think I had the focus to find the words. This poetry form is called a Cheuh-chu. Really!

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