Magee Park Poets

A gathering of poets in north San Diego County
About the poet
Ishmael von Heidrick-Barnes is a native San Diego writer and co-editor of the Magee Park Poets
Anthology, and has a long history with the publication. He has degrees in Religion and Theology and in Surgical Technology. Ishmael has collaborated with German sculptor, Roger Rigorth.
Poetry for Crows
By Ishmael von Heidrick-Barnes
Published in Magee Park Poets Anthology, 2012

​It
is madness to write poetry in cities over
run by crows
Meta
phor pecked a
part as
if it were bare
bone fact
Gangs of scavengers
Happily haggling over herniated garbage
bags