The Poet Gripped by a Raven

04 Mar
Judicious hunter of the sky,
Corvid of Gehenna's lie,
Helping wolves for rancid scraps.
Fights with rats the bulk of cats;
Jet-black wraith pick-pecks a bone,
Mynah-like, the voice intones.
Flicks a tilt -- a questioning look?
'Nevermore,' rejoined the crook.

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Posted by on March 4, 2022 in Poetry


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