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Poem “Are Ravens Ravenous?”

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Are ravens as ravenous,[1]

as a lion and lioness,

with prey at last

after a long fast,

their cubs

and pride

waiting eagerly


Will the least,

of the beasts

still get a feast?

peterkrey 25. February, 2012

[1] Actually, “ravenous” is not derived from the raven, although the birds eat a lot. “Ravenous” comes from the Latin, like “rape” and “rapine,” while “raven” comes from the old English word hræfn.


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February 26, 2012 at 11:27 pm

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