POST 170: Crow, Island, mystery, Maine, South Carolina

by Carol Bass

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The crow hopping across the road
as I drive down the green island this evening
His body moving first forward then backward
as he skips

missing the car by inches
knowing I won’t run over him

imagine
having no arms
and using muscles to propel
your body forward
gut strength
gut courage

isn’t this what we all do in a way
use this mysterious force to
go to the next place?

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