The Cursed Crow – Anurag Bakhshi #writephoto

The crow sat on the thin, dry branch, lonely, morose, listless, waiting
For the pain to subside, for someone to see him for who he was, without hating
Every day he would sit at the same spot, from dawn till late at night
But they would come, they would look at him, and be repulsed at his mere sight

For you see, dear readers, the crow was not just ‘regular crow’ ugly, but worse
His body was covered with pus-filled wounds, all due to a wicked witch’s curse
He had been a handsome prince once, though you would not believe it if you saw him now
And had spurned the advances of the witch, going as far as to call her a fat cow

Now hell hath no fury like a woman scorned, this much we all know
But a scorned witch is even more dangerous, don’t say later that I didn’t tell you so
She cursed him to turn into the creature whose very sight filled him with contempt
So that he knew how it felt to be treated with disgust, and to be spurned at every attempt

Continue reading at Jagah Dil Mein Honi Chahiye

About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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2 Responses to The Cursed Crow – Anurag Bakhshi #writephoto

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