Winter of the Crows – 14


in one spot
the crows congregate…
snow is melting!


Yesterday’s Phenology: Another day from mid-April, stuck smack dab in the middle of February. Looks like we topped out at 58 today, which ties the record high. A beauty of a morning, whispy clouds bright sun, crows, cardinals, woodpeckers, geese, and flickers all doing their thing.

Song of the day: Schubert – Winterreise – “Die Krähe”

Die Winterreise No. 15. The Raven (Die Krähe)

A raven has flown beside me

Since the day I left the town

Raven, bird of ill-omen

Will you ever leave me?


Do you stalk me

In the hope I will be yours?

My journey can’t last much longer

My strength begins to fail


Raven, surely you will be true

Until death overtakes me


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