theory of the birds
all the birds took a break for a day
boycotting the streams & the baths
downtown sidewalks & window ledges
unmistakably absent from the airwaves
instead quietly tucked away for some
collectively testing the theory that these
have ceased paying attention
october two thousand twenty
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Really good and poignant for current times, John. Love your writing.
Thanks you, Lauren, I’m happy that you do!