It's time for the Crow Moon Meander, which is special as it falls in Spring (and, in this case, just a little more than a week after the Equinox.)
It may be appropriate that it is the Crow Moon. The character of the Crow is one inextricably associated with trickery and pranks, fate and destiny, from the native American stories of the Raven Trickster (younger brother to Old Man Coyote), to the Australian Aborigine trickster Crow known by the name Wahn. The Romans believed that the call of the Crow was "Cras, cras!" (tomorrow, tomorrow), while Poe's Raven said "Nevermore."
The fact that it's the Crow Moon is appropriate because Spring itself is full of tricks and pranks, fate and destiny. Dead sticks sprout leaves and blossoms in the Springtime. Sunny blue skies darken with unexpected rain (and vice versa). Calm days turn to wind, and the sea changes from gray to blue and back again. The light changes too, not just the angle of the sun, but the color and intensity shifts. And the days are getting longer again.
So Spring pulled a trick on the Crow,
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