Sunday, 18 November 2007

haiku

half bare trees -
carrion crow collects
leaves


This is what I saw yesterday, I was totally fascinated, why would a crow be collecting leaves at this time of the year? For a winter roost nest?

8 comments:

polona said...

i've seen our hooded crows doing the same... who knows their ways... :)

Sandy said...

They also can wake you up very early in the morning with their loud noises.

Here is a little poem I once wrote...

This morning I awoke
to the sound of the raven
that beautiful black bird
that flies in the heavens
but I listened closer
and now I know
it was only the sound
of a noisy old crow.

ha ha

Sandy

Ričardas said...

beautiful bird and nice haiku. now I know who's taking leaves off the trees :)

Janice Thomson said...

Crows are extremely intelligent and are one of the species that uses tools. They use the leaves after they have ripened as tools for foraging.
Great haiku Juliet.

Princess Haiku said...

I like this a lot.

Crafty Green Poet said...

Janice - I know crows are intelligent and even that they use tools but leaves as tools - that I didn't know. Wow! Thanks!

Sandy - thanks for your poem!

Ricardas - indeed!

AscenderRisesAbove said...

maybe a bit of a tossed salad? I see others painting and posting of crows; so maybe a universal vision?

Jo said...

This is lovely.....