On the stiff twig up there
Hunches a wet black rook
Arranging and rearranging its feathers in the rain.
I do not expect a miracle
Or an accident...
(Black rook in rainy weather, Sylvia Plath)
Falling feathers Rook is a Swedish custom with 50 % charcoal, black and grey tussah silk woven on a charcoal cotton warp.