Crows have fascinated humans since the beginning of time. Throughout literature crows have played an important role. When young I had a crow which I tried to teach to talk. I convinced myself that it had indeed learned several words. I cannot tell you with any certainty that the crow actually did. I eventually let the crow free; he did have an enormous walk-in cage while in captivity.
Friday the thirteenth, in America considered a bad luck day; however in France is a day when everyone buys a lottery ticket.
This macabre image evokes thoughts of Francois Villion’s poem”The Ballad of the Hanged Man”.