her lips
shiver with regret
the floor is cold

folded hands
apologies unsaid
the wind howls

first winter day
grass grows
instead of snow

a pair of ravens
kraa at those
who call them crows


For the record – not a Raven. He will caw not kraa!

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Image: Kawanabe Kyōsai, Crow on a Bamboo Branch, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Words: haiku, c.b.w. 2015

Part of the 2015 November Poem A Day Chapbook Challenge (Poetic Asides via Writer’s Digest) for the November 9 Prompt: mistake

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