Buttons and shells
Bits and clips and little bells
Rusted gears and a green glass jewel
Bone fragments, lost earrings, a metal heart
A zipper pull and other tiny pieces of art
“They are more valuable than gold,” she whispers as she arranges them carefully. And I too am captivated by the profound power of these tiny trinkets that have been cast off from our world and rescued by the crows. Long-forgotten by their owners, they have been transformed into precious treasures, given by the crows as priceless keys that will open doors to explore the deep magic that runs and thrums through the earth around us.
Image source and inspiration: http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-31604026