Crow Blacker Than Ever by Ted Hughes

In honor of April being Poetry Month, I will share with you crow / corvid related poetry. This one is titled Crow Blacker Than Ever written by Ted Hughes. Crow Blacker Than Ever When God, disgusted with man, Turned towards heaven, And man, disgusted with God, Turned towards Eve, Things looked like falling apart. But Crow Crow Crow nailed them together, Nailing heaven and earth together- So man cried, but with God's voice. And God bled, but with man's blood. Then heaven and earth creaked at the joint Which became gangrenous and stank- A horror beyond redemption. The agony did not diminish. Man could not be man nor God God. The agony Grew. Crow Grinned Crying: "This is my Creation," Flying the black flag of himself.

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