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Sunday, December 16, 2012

A Crow's dream

W & N watercolour on Bockingford 300gsm
Coco, my Black Crow (Corvus capensis) having a dream


To build a nest
with twigs unrest
lying here, lying there
to lay some eggs
and breed some chicks
to teach them how to click
to swing in the branches
and spy through the arches
to bathe in the puddles
all cool bathed rooms
in search of green woods
fully loaded with ripened fruits
all life did I stood
for life and livelihood
my nest my homes
one for one crow-hus
same straws yet new nest
next time I breast
sweet life, luxurious breeze
small problems everything within reach
friends of mine
plenty and more
we dine together
that is where we gather
we dirt eat to purify the earth
our souls divine burn the heaps holy
Yet I dream of cages untold
where parrots feed on milk and grains
mellow fruits are ripe and ready
anytime to taste without buddies.

 lalitha iyer



  1. I love this post Maree! Wonderful painting.

  2. Hello Maree:) Beautiful painting! Lovely poem:) I wish you a merry Christmas and a happy new year!

    1. Thanks so much Renate! Wishing you a merry Christmas also and may your new year be filled with JOY, LOVE and INSPIRATION!


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