Birds fly low. by Keysha Whitaker

Why do birds fly so low to the ground? Not all the time, just when they’re crossing the street – which is something they do strangely enough pretty regularly, even though they don’t have any feathery business doing so. Fly above the street. Around the street. But don’t cross it, bird. You’re not Big Bird trying to teach six-year-olds social niceties. Roads and lights and crosswalks shouldn’t matter to you. Yet, here you come. Swooping down low from the edge of a fence, diving towards the center of the road, a low-flying dip calculated to beat my car to his … Continue reading Birds fly low. by Keysha Whitaker