Two ravens this past three weeks are companions, their own and mine.
I meet them in the front yard. I go out back. They’re in the tree.
On the fence, they dip and caw. It is language I believe.
Anne Elvey is author of Kin (Five Islands Press 2014), This Flesh That You Know (Leaf Press 2015) and White on White (Cordite Books 2018), and co-author of Intatto-Intact (La Vita Felice 2017). She is managing editor of Plumwood Mountain: An Australian Journal of Ecopoetry and Ecopoetics.