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Common Ravens behaving uncommonly

25 Jan

I have been told that ravens are solitary
creatures who do not flock with birds of any feather
I have been told that to see ravens in pairs is fine
but more isn’t usual
But my ravens are unusual
My ravens join together in groups
of two or four or six or more
My ravens commune with one another
My ravens gather together in huge trees
and caw and kronk and chatter their great beaks
My ravens do not follow the rules
My ravens do as they please.

Ravens in the trees

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Poetry and photograph by Liza Lee Miller

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