The mockingbird gave the morning report.
Ravens were here, 3 of them.
Not to be trusted.
That fat squirrel was in the avocados again.
Such a slob.
Someone used a chain saw, loud and selfish.
Noisy family of finches invaded the big fiscus tree.
Sounded like three hundred of them.
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This is a meditation on the animal characters in an urban neighborhood.
They populate the yard and garden.
The mockingbird is a natural story teller.
If you listen carefully you can hear her imitating the many other animal and human sounds.
She’s the block’s news anchor.