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The Friday Fix

Freedom to Fly

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Sandy sat on the couch and watched as her parakeet, Sunny poked at her mirror from atop her perch. “Pretty girl,” Sandy said to her and Sunny hopped down and stared right back. Next, she opened the clasp with her beak. Sandy screamed as Sunny headed straight for her eyes.

In response to Justin Deming’s prompt “The Caged Bird.”

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