The Feathered Pedestrians Are Getting Out of Control

We may need to install a traffic light.

Deborah Barchi
Published in
Feb 15, 2024

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Photo by Kerin Gedge on Unsplash

First there were the wild turkeys. Then white and tan colored puddle ducks. And let’s not forget the free-range chickens.

All of these cheeky, self-satisfied birds have been increasingly throwing their weight around in my quiet rural neighborhood lately. It seems I can never drive…

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Deborah Barchi
The Daily Cuppa

Deborah Barchi has recently retired from her career as a librarian and now has time to read, explore nature, and write poetry and essays.