Archive for September 2014

“The Death of Hummingbird”

I heard fluttering and flopping sounds on the sun porch of my friend’s lake cottage. “It’s the hummingbird,” she said as she gently picked it up from the floor and cradled it in her palm. The bird quieted to lie still against the warmth, minuscule claws gripping her skin’s surface. The tiny female had flown…

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