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Crow on a fence,
Rain will go hence.
Crow on the ground,
Rain will come down.

Submitter comment: My ex-mother-in-law lived on a farm. She saw a crow in the
barnyard and repeated this poem to me.

James Callow comment: Puckett, Ohio, no. 34342: "Crow on the ground, / Rain will
come down." -- Slovenian, 1959.

Puckett, Ohio, no. 34858: "Crow on the fence, / Rain will
go hence." -- German, 1961.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MOUNT PLEASANT

Subject headings: Favorites
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief
BELIEF -- Bird
BELIEF -- Cloud Fog Mist Rain Hail Ice Snow Frost Dew

Date learned: 00001970S

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