The crows were having a much more elaborate
conversation than usual this afternoon-
in what sounded like words and phrases.
There was none of the territorial or warning tone to their voices.
Were they all excited about their fledglings or perhaps
in conversation with the deer who seem to have
taken up residence on this hillside?
Or perhaps it was the wild turkeys,
several of whom were poking around
oblivious to the deer who
seemed to object
to the intrusion