The Birds and the Bees — Richard M. Ankers – Author

“The Birds and the Bees The leaves hung like hummingbirds hovering for food. In swarms of suspended metals, autumn’s glinting deposits waited to settle on the scorched ground. Next came the wind. Warmer than a lover’s kiss, colder than a refusal, it took me in its swirling embrace unsure whether to throttle or enfold. Me […]”

via The Birds and the Bees — Richard M. Ankers – Author

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“Once upon a time…

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…when women were birds, there was the simple understanding that to sing at dawn and to sing at dusk was to heal the world through joy. The birds still remember what we have forgotten, that the world is meant to be celebrated.”
― Terry Tempest WilliamsWhen Women Were Birds: Fifty-four Variations on Voice