The Corvid Family

THE CHALLENGE

For this week’s Poetics, I would like you to choose a member of the corvid family, and (taking inspiration from the examples above if you wish) write a poem (or even a song) about it. Those of you who like an extra challenge may choose to populate your poem with a variety of corvidae. Here are the collective nouns for the main corvid types to get you started:
A treachery of ravens
A parliament of rooks
A clattering of jackdaws
A scold of jays
A chattering of choughs
A mischief of magpies
A murder of crows

Last week I wrote a poem that fits this topic perfectly…

https://christinebialczak.com/2022/05/18/__trashed-4/

It was called Crow’s Rumor

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