Challenge: Include a bird. Be sure to identify the bird by species.
When I came out of the meeting, late afternoon, Friday, the sun had decided to warm up the parking lot, as if to underline “the weekend!” and increase the rise of freedom's light making my skin thin and loose. Still, I couldn’t get into my car and go, not when two robins twittered in the budding tree just yards away, bobbing back and forth on bare branches, flashing me their bulging red bellies, fluttering and fidgeting like tiny soul containers overfilled, harbingers, signals of something mighty coming. I tried to sneak up on them, tried to hold my phone just so, to frame them in a photo, to capture their promise in my machine. But of course they flew, voices trailing back on the warming air, scolding, celebrating, saying fool fool looktoyourself and gogogo pursueyourown release ---