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the crazy old woman on Bloody Creek Road

 

The crazy old woman on Bloody Creek Road

 

the boys were told

that the old lady who lived

at the end of Bloody Creek Road

was either evil or insane.

 

some of the boys said that she

stole children and cooked them in her

oven for her supper

others said she ate snakes

while they were still alive

 

one day they decided to

find out for themselves

they ...

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CrowLore

Crow Lore

 

We sit and watch the world go by

On fences long and oak trees high

The waxing moon the setting sun

We are the crows of Albion

 

We chronicle the human ways

Their restless nights and confused days

Mother, daughter, father, son

We are the crows of Albion

 

Our stories written down in books

Guarded well by crows and rooks

And no one knows what we ...

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Dha Kro’z Ov Al-bi-an

Dha Kro’z Ov Al-bi-an

(Tak’n frum ‘Dha Book Ov Kro’z’)

Koww Koww Koww
Wit wich hurd mi ple -
Kum down in hur
sno dres fin’ery.

Koww Koww Koww
“Giv mi vois”, sez I,
“For Kro iz sik ov
ra’ging at gray ski”

Koww Koww Koww
“I wish mi song be hurd,
tune’ful as a
prit’i lit’l burd”
 
“No, No”, sa she
“Nev’ar such a thing -
for u ar blak ov hart -
as blak of wing”

“I se u on ...

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Hampstead Heath

Black crows and a white stone

symbols of eternity

and our small life flows

somewhere noone knows

with or without dignity

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