a murder of crows
sitting upon
the branches
of a barren tree,

my words
rest upon
the black lines of
a white page,

Selected byJordan Trethewey
Image credit:Andrii Ganzevych

About the Author: Michael Acker lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. He has lived in various parts of the world; his early education was in German and French(Munich, Germany).  Mike enjoys writing short poetry, especially with the intent of exploring the possibilities latent in a single image.