counting crows

The earth is quiet

As silent as a tomb


Crows gaggle on a wire

Against a harvest moon


It seems a thin place

Where I am standing


As if time…were standing still


I count the crows descending

They are bound to get there fill


The dawn will

Chase the darkness


The scarecrow fails

To shoo the crows


There is sweetness

 In this dreaming


Only the… created creator knows


In the soul is found contentment

When busy counting crows


  • GON

    There's reason to believe maybe this year will be better than the last.

  • orchidee

    A fine write ww.

  • Fay Slimm

    Like that positive thought that dawn will chase the darkness - how true WW. - -- a sweet dream of a read.

    • willyweed

      Thank you Faye, sweet dreams 4 u ww

    • Unsub


      I like the scene you set & the atmosphere behind the words.

      My only comment is the earth being as silent as a tomb yet we have gaggling crows; so not so silent.

      Pushing that to one side, I enjoyed very much,


      • willyweed

        Thank you for the read, my use of a gaggle is meant to mean a flock of crows not flying ?
        any way I do appreciate the read and comment ww

      • Candlewitch

        you paint a vivid image with your words!

        hugs, Cat

        • willyweed

          Thanks Candle, I appreciate that.

        • Snowflake Incorrigable

          Expected level, you surpass yourself.

          • willyweed

            Thank you so much nice of you to say. ww

            • Snowflake Incorrigable

              You're welcomed, I'll write more but I have to dash to the south with a burning cross. Best Wishes.

            • BRIAN & ANGELA

              Thanks WILLY ~ Great tribute to CROWS & CROWING ~ Yours BRIAN

              • willyweed

                Thanks Brian

              • Goldfinch60

                Great write ww and a fine positive ending.

                • willyweed

                  all's well that end's well Thank you G I appreciate it

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