Writing and Blog

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The wire mesh originally protected a sapling, now long starved out by scant soil and tall, concrete shadows. Little birds slip through the holes: sparrows, finches, dark-eyed juncos. Robins are too big. Crows don’t stand a chance.

Manna falls the from the apartments above. 3B drops toast crumbs every morning. 5B shares his sunflower seeds. The dryers vent nearby in a steady, warming stream. An overhang far above keeps off the rain.

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