Matthew Holloway

(10 June 1978 / Cheshire, England)

The Crow


the caw, caw of the crow
interrupts the stillness of the morning
heavy in its tone resounding
from some distance it carries
shattering the beauty of bird song
caw, caw it continues
a train passes by filling the air
with the sound of steel on steel
a wind whistling, rolling by
silence
a time passes
birdsong resumes
the stillness of the morning
serenity
an ode to peaceful nature
caw, caw
curse that crows call

Submitted: Saturday, February 23, 2013
Edited: Saturday, February 23, 2013
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (The Crow by Matthew Holloway )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 1 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Destined Lovers, Lori Palazzo
  2. skiing, lee fones
  3. Ward 8, Kyle Schlicher
  4. Your bracelet, Abhimanyu Singh Arha
  5. My Heart Song, samantha hale
  6. Hidden Gold, Hazel Durham
  7. The One, Spiritwind Wood
  8. THAT HUGE BLACKOUT, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  9. What The World Told, Adeosun Olamide
  10. Pebble, The Astronomer

Poem of the Day

poet Wilfred Owen

All sounds have been as music to my listening:
Pacific lamentations of slow bells,
The crunch of boots on blue snow rosy-glistening,
Shuffle of autumn leaves; and all farewells:

...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]