Dark, mysterious, intensely curious, and intelligent, the crow is a universal inspiration for art, literature, and legend, holding a symbolic position as a scoundrel in some cultures and creator in others. Commonly seen as harbingers of doom, crows have been adapting alongside us as our spaces and environments evolve, both rural and urban. The highly evolved corvid is a reminder of our own evolution and adaptability, while simultaneously also being a symbol of death, a constant reminder of the brevity of our own existence on earth. Crows are powerful metaphors for life, death, and creativity. I see the crow as artist and creator, trickster and mimicker, scavenger and collector, soul and lover.