Life Before Death

I ask the crow to sing a happy tune
and flash it’s pretty feathers;
To fly in the aroma of the flowers
watered and tended to by us.
I ask the crow to sing a joyful song
despite it’s cries;
To disregard his image of sorrow,
and instead rejoice in the garden
we rise in the middle of the desert.
I tell the crow of life’s limits
and ask him to celebrate with us
the promise of tomorrow
in the color
of all we’ve grown tall;
To relax
in a beauty too great to overlook.

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4 thoughts on “Life Before Death

  1. I love this, I love this, I love this.
    Okay, so… I love every analogy because obviously, I’m a sucker for anything with flowers, it’s just so pretty to me. The analogy about the crow and the garden is just wow, so perfect, such a gorgeous piece, very simplistic yet so so meaningful, just beautiful ❤

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    1. I read your comment aloud to my boyfriend lol, thank you so much. Your comments always warm my heart and make me smile. Email me some things you’ve written recently, it’s been way too long! Thank you for consistently following my work, I genuinely appreciate it so much.

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      1. Awww, you’re so sweet, that just made me smile! Thank you ❤
        I'll definetly send you some things, it's been wayyy too long
        And you're welcome, I'm glad it means something ❤

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