Twittering Tales — Birdman

16741801-F115-4359-ABF4-12E6D7BA0875They called him Birdman. He strung birdcages on wires between the buildings. They thought it was pleasant and enjoyed the chirping of all of the birds.

But then he got carried away. Too many cages. Too much noise. Too much bird poop falling on the kids playing in the alley below.

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Written for Kat Myrman’s Twittering Tales prompt. Photo credit: Tony Dinh at