100 Word Challenge: Bird

It must be spring… my songbirds are back. I recently rehung all my bird feeders and hummingbird jars, and my little feathered friends have returned. There are goldfinches, purple finches, wrens, chickadees, titmouses (titmice?), a pair of cardinals, and some I have no name for. Yesterday, I set out a few flowering plants in the…

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Pretty birds ring

Morning sunlight flooded the room through the open door. Raeanne hummed along with the robin’s birdsong, a haunting melody of loss and dying. “Come, gentle death, and end my grief; Ye pretty birds ring forth my knell; Let robin redbreast be the chief To bury me, and so farewell.”* It was a glorious day. The…

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