Scrittura
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Scrittura

Queen of the Corvidae

A poem

no one would believe that she could be crowned queen, this crow —
so cosmopolitan, this corvid ubiquitous —
yet she was already Ace of the Aves, having secured her perch
atop the schoolhouse —
for children and their teachers leave a buffet behind

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Samantha Lazar

Poetry, fiction, and essays in celebration of being a Mom, Wife, Educator, Writer, & Lover of Life.