Tim Burton Made Me Do It

“Why is a raven like a writing desk?”

—quote from Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland”

Its hinge opens
and shuts
with a song

into its nest
gather
useless, shiny objects

unfolding wing
carries its news
far beyond the wood

which arrives
at my mailbox
an unexpected surprise

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One thought on “Tim Burton Made Me Do It

  1. Twitter friend:
    Wow very fun poem and quite true. It reminds me of the roll-top desk that my grandfather used to have. His children sold it. I wanted it, of course. 😉

    Cyn

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