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One for Sorrow is a traditional children's nursery rhyme about magpies. According to an old superstition, the number of magpies one sees determines if one will have bad luck or not. (Wikipedia)

One for Sorrow is a traditional children's nursery rhyme about magpies. According to an old superstition, the number of magpies one sees determines if one will have bad luck or not.

A black and white Fairy and Child illustration print from a recycled childs story book with poem by Eugene Field, illustration by Mariel Wilhoite .

This reminds me of the book The Secret of the Seven Crows. I loved that book when I was a kid!

Its magpies where I come from. Vintage Counting Crow Rhyme Postcard by…

A secret never to be told

This is a beautiful little old poem about Magpies. I love old sayings and superstitions, here (in the Uk) it's bad luck to see only one Magpie.

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Beautiful. What I would give to read through all the words this man has written.

"Birds scream at the top of their lungs in horrified hellish rage every morning at daybreak to warn us all of the truth, but sadly we don't speak bird.

I know it as 10 for a bird that you should not miss

A children's rhyme meant for counting crows, magpies or ravens. this has actually been known to cause car accidents. Not naming any countries.

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