Crowetry Crisis Line

Based on “Crow’s Fall” by Ted Hughes, who would have been 90 years old today.

NEF (COUNSELOR): Poetry Crisis Line, what is your emergency?
CROW (CALLER): When Crow was white
NEF: When was that?
CROW: He decided the sun was too white.
NEF: Really?
CROW: He decided it glared much too whitely.
NEF: Oh, I’ve seen that glare.
CROW: He decided to attack it and defeat it.
NEF: Y’see, the media don’t report these white-on-white crimes.

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