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As The Crow Flies
by Felix LeRoy Perry

Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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always been intrigued by crows and shape shifting...


As The Crow Flies

 

When night air smells of burning ozone

Hints of the open gates of sin’s own time

While jagged scars of lighting doth strike

Remember I once claimed thee to be mine

 

When thou hear a shape-shifted raven

Clinging to the branch of a dead oak tree

Ebon black soul screeching your spirit name

Calling come, come quick, and be with me

 

While black spells and demonic potions

Simmer in broth to suit even Dante’s taste

Come my Mistress, leave thy bonds and fly

For there is so little time left for us to waste

 

Morning sun will bring death to our pairing

That we willingly bartered our souls to share

Return, return to thy mortal shrine of sanity

But know…when thou hear the raven

…once more thou shalt hasten to be here!

 

 

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Reviewed by Sheila Roy 6/27/2010
One of very few poems centering around a Raven I've actually enjoyed. I'm usually disappointed because there's too close a resemblence to Poe's poem. This write is unique and deliciously dark. Great work, Fee.
Sheila
Reviewed by Kathleen McDonald 6/26/2010
Ahhh dark writes are my favorite
Reviewed by Elizabeth Russo 6/18/2010
Intense and powerful images, Fee. This is a superior write! Gives me chills! ~Elizabeth
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 6/18/2010
And when the bride arrives wearing black...your sneakers will start shouting "run! run! you can do it!!!"

Georg

Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 6/17/2010
Me too, Fee!!!! This is awesome!

Hugs,
Anna
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 6/17/2010
Crows, Ravens, and Shape Shifting - truly topics for a good poem.
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 6/17/2010
I will never know how you can go from Angels singing to the darkest side without a thought but it doesn't matter as everything you write and share is great Cuz.

Love ya face Cuz XOXOXO, Rose
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 6/17/2010
Dark and chilling write that's so well done!
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 6/16/2010
This poem surprised me, Fee, Very Edgar Allan Poeish...

Nicely done in a chilling way!!!

Much peace, love and light,
Amber
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 6/16/2010
Nicely done sweet Fee,enjoyed very much..have a wonderful evening..Hugss
Reviewed by Dayvid Graybill 6/16/2010
This is nice, and dark with intrigue. This is very good Fee!

Peace,
Dayvid
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 6/16/2010
ah Fee this gives me the chills..really, really....goooood!!!
Reviewed by TONY NERONE 6/16/2010
Very nicely written.

GOD BLESS YOU
TONY
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 6/16/2010
OOOOOOOOOOoooooo.... and more Ooooooooo... This one took me by surprise, Felix, as I had in my head the lyric from the love song: "As the crow flies, Baby, I ain't so very far from you..." and my goodness, you do Dark so very well. The thing with your writing is that you are gifted at the capture of both intensity and feeling, whatever genre you write in, giving acute veracity to your words... So if I say this is chilling... THIS IS CHILLING! And very, very effective. And you're right: crows can be pretty harrowing and haunting creatures, seemingly invested with uncanny powers of knowingness. Another fine creation into the melting pot this evening. Bless you, stay warm! :)) xx
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 6/16/2010
amazing writing!



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