The Bird that Dared to Sing
By Katherine Duan
The fluttering of tiny wings
that none were sure they heard –
a little thing perched by the Road –
a little tiny Bird.
This little Bird just cocked her head
and watched with great intent –
the Fraud, the Cheat, the Thief, the Poor,
the Man with Spirit bent.
And as she watched – she saw a Shade –
It flitted past the Men –
a little boy running from
the inevitable Sin.
She wondered at this little one