Flock | East Wenatchee, WA | 2011

Sometimes when birds scatter, a few linger on the perch. They’ve a different assessment of possible danger. A grounded man can’t reach their wire. Not all shadows are hawks. During a fifth-grade fire drill, my fellow student Paul sat calmly at his desk while the rest of our panicked class rushed for the doors. “I don’t smell smoke or see flames,” he said. “Let’s just take it easy “