Blog Jam 1: Why some birds don't sing

They have heard the morning news from the neighbors and are depressed. They are "too busy." They "used to do that music-y thing." Now they "have jobs." They were told by one teacherbird in 6th grade they couldn't "carry a tune in a buttercup." They recall this with bitterness, though that teacher has long since flown the coop. They "can't sing like a wood thrush, so why try?" Sometimes at night when the wind is still, they try out a quick, soft tune--just a measure--when they think nobody like me is listening. 

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lindsey clifford

July 4th, 2018

5:25 pm

I listened to it too. Things are not always as they seem. Some who wander are not lost. Miss you Margaret.
 

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