Black Poetry : Crow's Calling

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  1. GYPSYMAN

    GYPSYMAN Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    A murder of crows sit outside my window
    two dozen eyes fixed on a single pane
    surely,
    this medium changed over the years
    but IS the same
    winter~times find them hunched together
    for solidarity more than warmth waiting
    knowing the effect of blackwings in
    icy grey mornings
    I believe they NEVER eat, but survive on my living....
    - cawing, calling to my dreams
    pecking out the eyes till my sleep goes blind
    so mostly.......I FALL A W A K E
    bed still shaking I scream silent
    ~smell of dirty birds embedded in my head
    bed sheets wet from V E R T I G O...-But
    every night , my soul goes out
    to where stars don't exist..
    for some...THING....

    ....I can never quite remember...but it's
    wounded and bleeding
    - I've come to believe
    afterall
    ~ it's where the crows do their feeding, breaking
    wings for morsels of
    my..... sanity
    under a tree twisted - bearing stretched necks
    stands.....one huge
    amphibian
    screeching !...W H O ' S N E X T !?!.....and

    I
    am always at
    the head of the line
    reaching back
    to grab other's
    to push them forward
    only to discover...
    They are ALL versions of
    ME
    at different times in my Life
    ..even ME
    at age SIX with that gigantic afro and that look on his(my) face
    says.."not me !!!..........You go !!! "
    then all
    the rest of "ME's"
    push the
    "now Me"
    towards the tree...

    ...branches stand full with every watching scavenger
    I feel the hemp against the skin of my jugular
    and my Six year old twin (ME)
    grin's
    strangely familiar
    screaming....

    "I KNEW YOU'D NEVER CHANGE!! "


    "I KNEW YOU'D NEVER CHANGE!! "



    I



    KNEW



    YOU
    WOULD



    NEV





    ER






    CHANGE !!!!



    I fall awake~ bed shaking
    smell of rope choking.....holding tightly....

    crows calling







    ~at my window.











    On A Continuous Journey
    Gypsyman
     
  2. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Just dropped in for the read ... and this is tight, I'm lovin' the word play dear poet! Your imagination paints a vivid picture that is full of color, even when this piece puts me in a mind of a "black & white photo" with the dark eerie colors of crows (demons)& the greys of a nightmare and/or evil dreamstate!

    You brought me along right into your visions on this ~ feel me!

    Much :heart: & respect ... miss our FREE-Q-UENT SIGH-FUR sugah~


    N2 :)
     
  3. Kitana

    Kitana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    G-Man
    the crow is a perfect comparison to the demon that lives within your dreams...slowly letting life ebb away from a living thing which is what the crow is a master at..as does the demon take pieces of your soul, to let you waken in fear to find it was all a dream..but the fear still seems real somehow...and leaves you wondering if it really was "just a dream"....

    K
     
  4. GYPSYMAN

    GYPSYMAN Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    N2

    ~You have found
    the purposeful
    shadows clenching
    you read and get
    P U L L E D................. N

    2

    this
    ... coal and chalk colored
    landscape
    only
    found
    N
    nightmares
    that lead u 2
    believe
    N
    No escape
    from demon's with the
    call of crow's
    ancient foes
    in repose
    yet active.........
    I approach battlefields
    blood-filled and dead body deep...

    everytime

    I

    sleep.


    Peace N2............................thanks 4 the read
    g-man
     
  5. GYPSYMAN

    GYPSYMAN Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Surely we ALL have "fell awake"......questioning our reality.....When we are awake and going through our daily lives..are we REALLY dreaming ??.......and when we sleep and dream....are we really dreaming or is That when we are actually existing and changing our fate? ........are Crow's one of the ties.... amongst other being's ???

    "Many questions.....many quest's to complete here and there"
    Gypsyman
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    GGGGGGG-MANNNNNNN!!!

    THIS PIECE AWAKEN ME IN A FASHIONATE WAY
    NOW I ONLY WONDER THE FATE OF REALITY
    AFTER SLEEP'IN HOLLOW CROWS ON DA WINDOW!
     
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    I fell awake when I read this for the second time. Different versions of me have been pecked at one point in time, but damit Im destined to change aren't I?



    Bravo
     
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    GYPSYMAN Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Peace

    Rich ....UbZo....Ra...thanks for your valuable input and show of support...its crucial.

    peace
    g-man
     
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