Welcome to HawthorneCrow.com

Aha, so you found this site, eh? Well, welcome. It's a complete mess, and has been for some time. Basically, this site is a stopping ground for a ton of old writings that are either on their way to permanent archiving or to some other blog site. Most of what's been living here is now on my blog at Medium.com. The rest is on its way there soon.

Why "Hawthorne Crow"?

Ahh yes... I nearly forgot to explain that. My family and I now live in SE Portland, in a neighborhood called Hawthorne -- which, to my great delight, is populated by murders upon murders of my favorite avian marauders. Someday I'll write more about what crows mean to me, but I suppose most people know a thing or two about them. They're curious, clever, resourceful, obnoxious, mysterious... all things more of us should aspire to be.

--Jim

Recently Presented Shiny Baubles

  • Art
  • Juvenilia
    • THE GUEST OF HONOR, a lost opera. (Juvenilia) 2014-04-22 03:52:04

      Mrs. Duncan told me about India and the bodies on the Ganges. She went on about the mystery of India while wrapped in a shawl. She is just a mental portrait now, something that wont flicker out even if...

    • Writing Curbs in the Face of Street Sweepers (Juvenilia) 2014-04-22 03:44:13

      Washington, D.C. 1992 I. framed permit in parkade office window: "...CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY . . . permission to use the basement floor for the following purpose: Parking Establishment - Garage (Not...

    • Spring (Juvenilia) 2014-04-22 03:37:37

      She said you may call her when ivy leaves Are climbing empty window frames. She said That you will find her name in factories, In bricks, in wooden attics, and in lead Encasements like the pipes...

    • Folk Tale (Juvenilia) 2014-04-22 03:34:26

      Gary was making a coffin for the poodle    One morning, when we lived near Harry Truman's home. My mother had recently mistaken a Shell sign for the sun    On the way home from the horse farm -- But, then...

  • Original Compositions
    • "Critters" (Original Compositions) 2015-03-15 07:28:10

      Another in an experimental iPad looping set. This one's more of a trance-like reverie, entitled "Critters." Prior to working this up as an iPad loop, I'd envisioned it as a never-ending repetitive...

    • "The Violin" (Original Compositions) 2015-03-14 09:35:33

      This was the first of a casual series of experimental, minimalist, electronic, ambient looping compositions done on an iPad a few years ago. I'd had this melody in my mind for a while and, although...

  • Politics
  • Uncategorised
    • Privacy Policy (Uncategorised) 2016-04-15 04:41:31

      This is a personal blog. I don't collect info or anything. Nothing to see here. I just addedthis to get Facebook commenting to work.

About Hawthorne Crow

... long-haired smart ass, self-employed web developer, hyper-creative writer, musician, renaissance man, defiant, prone to philosophization, as-always a pyro, ever-frustrated cat owner, free agent, big fan of wearing bandanas.

 
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