The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #150089   Message #3815752
Posted By: JohnH
20-Oct-16 - 05:55 PM
Thread Name: Origin/Meaning: Crow on the Cradle (Sydney Carter)
Subject: RE: Crow on the Cradle
You could add the idea of the medieval Caladrius, a bird that sat on the bed of the ailing. If it face you you would survive, and if away then you were doomed.