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The First Flying Woman

The old woman who lived in the bottom apartment called me. Her name was Basuma. Freckles covered her hands and arms and made her look like a ripe banana. She pointed to a tree in our backyard. “Look! The momma … Continue reading

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The Feeder of Success

A bird feeder dangles outside my kitchen window about a foot from the glass. Drinking coffee in the morning, I watch birds alight there.  They have  yellow throats, red beaks, blue wings.  Any motion is enough to scare them.  So … Continue reading

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