Government Warning: Stay home. Only one person should leave the household for supplies. Do not touch stray dogs. Stay 6 feet apart. –London, 1665.
Bird Lives Matter
Approximately one billion birds die each year in North America alone due to window collisions. We can only estimate the numbers for the rest of the world. If these collisions were occurring with, say puppies or dolphins, the world would act. And the saddest part is it’s easily preventable. All it takes is a few rows of nearly invisible dots.
I stood in line at Editions off Pauline Street where all the hipsters go, who rarely buy anything but who take up space. “Can I help who is next?” said a short woman behind the counter. Two earrings in her left. None in her right. A tattoo on her forearm. A crow, I think.