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The Lonely Chirp That Moved Me

He was scrawny and awkward but my heart only saw sweetness

Photo by 42 North on Unsplash

The bare rafters of the barn ceiling yawned above my head. A chorus of cheeping drew my attention up to a tiny bird’s nest. A lonely chirp answered from the floor. As I spied his lonely self, I carefully scooped him up. The cute little castaway had bright eyes but his…



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Donna Lynn

I’m Donna — mom of three grown children and grandma to 4. I’m a former kindergarten teacher and I love to write.