Wednesday, January 05, 2011

The Birds

Falling dead from the sky. It's either biological weapons or the apocalypse, I read. Or just lots of coincidences, or something else.

Here's a really weird coincidence: I was reading Gabriel Garcia Marquez' short stories the other night, in particular one of them, "One Day After Saturday," probably just around the correct time:

"The birds!" she exclaimed.
"The birds,: the Mayor concurred. "It's strange you haven't noticed, since we've had this problem with the birds breaking windows and dying inside the houses for three days."
I'm sad about the birds.