A Murder of Crows
” Shut up! Be quiet already!”
” Good morning to you too. Who are you shouting at?”
” I am trying to get the birds to shut up. They won’t let me sleep. First the parakeets, now the sun birds. And the crows! I woke up by one crow’s screechy call and then suddenly there were crows answering from near and far, their calls echoing back and forth. ”
” A whole murder of crows.”
Pomi gave me a squinty look.
” A murder of crows,
a generation of vipers,
a plague of locusts
a gang of elks
a float of crocodiles
or a zeal of zebras
I don’t care, I am tired. I want to go back to bed!”
Pomi climbed the canopy swing.
He lay down and fell asleep right away whispering as he dozed off: a sneak of weasels… a horde of hamsters… a lounge of lizards… , a sleuth of bears, a clutter of cats, a …
oooo dear! those are a lot of animals that annoy you in the early morning!
poor Pomi 🙂
I’m glad to see that Pomi has overcome his fear of cats! 🙂
The different names for groups of animals are so odd and interesting. Not long ago, I found a site on the internet with a whole list of them. Fascinating. By the way, have you read Ruth Rendell’s detective novel, “A Murder of Crows”? It’s a good one.
Pomi has not overcome his fear of cats ;-). He was just very, very tired 😉 😉 😉 .
Ruth Rendell? No I haven’t read that novel. Yet 🙂 .
The ultimate siesta for cat lovers!