Three Crows

Three joyful black Crows

aloft on the April breeze

laugh at Earthbound men.

 

Consumed by spring chores,

I’m the target of their fun.

I ignore their taunts.

 

Puzzled now – they come close;

Perched on the rooftop – watching

with conspiring eyes.

 

These are my old friends.

They so hate to be ignored --

I must laugh myself.

 

That’s all they wanted;

Just a little of my time.

They fly off crowing.

The Home Place, 2017

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