Crow flies

Today seems too have been the day of the crow, so here’s another crow and pearl (and oystercatcher) poem.

Photo© Raimond Spekking / CC BY-SA 4.0 (via Wikimedia Commons)


Crow flies

Waves toss

Fish swim

Pearls glint

Moon in the water

Fashioned from foam.

And along the kelp-strewn strand

Where mussles wheeze

And cockles blow

A high stepping bird


One eye cocked

For the carrion stalker

Sifts and searches

For the dark sea’s prize.