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Black feathers falling through the empty sky
A whisper upon the winds, better left unspoken
As a glimmer of sunlight catches my eye
I am drawn to the worms that writhe below

Each one pulses with the desire to live
endlessly tunneling through the sands of the earth
With nothing more for them to give
I'm afraid they are quickly eaten...

One, two, three and four
Each one swallowed by an open door
Five, six, seven, eight
They know not love nor petty hate

It makes me wonder if they feel this pain
of being consumed by the one they fear
They sprout and dance in the lovely rain
Not knowing of that which lurks so near

-Chen Yuan Wen, Experimental Release
Alright ladies and gentlemen...we're out o' fillers. Well, we're technically not but we'd rather not release terrible stuff fer ye t' see and so we'll switching things up. Instead, I have permission from tha Captain t' dip into the experimental stock. This is the kind o' weird stuff, creepy stuff, god knows what stuff, that Chen uses fer practice or t' learn and test out new styles. The first o' these is Corvus :3

-Co-captain Hayes :iconlugialuvr13:
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TwiUnderSeeker Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012
Great Job.
Copperfrost Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2012  Student General Artist
On the "one, two, three, four" stanza I was actually tapping my foot XD Excellent rhythm.
noorelven Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012
pretty good ! :D pwetty !!!
crysanthemum963 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012
This was very nice :).
reflectionsinwater Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Hm... Quite an interesting perspective. That feeling of fate that looms in the distance. The rhythm and structure is really good. There is just enough ambiguity to keep on guessing but clear enough to understand. Nice! :D
o0SHeeP0o Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012
ooh i loooooove nursery rhymes, and fairy tales, because sometimes they are based off some things and they're really nice

:icontearplz: i just love it, soooo much
OddGamerGirl Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
This is awesome!
aFiend Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
saw the title: "hey that's my name" XDD
candygirl101010 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012  Student Writer
aaw its so beautyfull
JijiBubbles Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Ahhh, it's a crow! Great work! <3
Thlimbob Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012  Student General Artist
There aren't many poems on DeviantArt that I find paint a clear, beautiful picture, but to you sir I tip my hat. I particularly like 'pulse with life' and 'sands of the earth', I think your poetry is leagues above the rest on this website. Well done :)
VShaw Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012
I don't usually read poems, but I like this.
Beautifully worded.
Awesome imagery.
sweetiekid Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I always really appreciate your poems, sometimes you have these funky rhythms but you always make it seem to work.
* snaps fingers* xD
moonahmed Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012  Hobbyist
beautifully written,
now i feel for the worms
CrazyLittleBlakcWolf Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012  Hobbyist
20Tourniquet02 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012
Another masterpiece!:iconbwavoplz:
MatthewsLeoRose Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012
I love this one! I like the style.
Zephyras-Lied Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012  Student General Artist
Hm, interesting. This is different than the usual releases, but I still love it. Can't wait to see more!
leelu Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012
Ooh, delightfully creepy, I like the slight nursery-esque rhyme bit!

Do crows eat worms?
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