birds

Instructions

Climb a tree. Step off a branch, but do not fall. Flap your wings.
Fly higher and higher. Rise above the canopy.
Rise above the mountains. Rise above the clouds.
Tuck in your feet. Rise above the stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere.
Fly into outer space. Scream as loud as you can.
Fly into the sun. Become the heat, light, lifeforce.
Shine brightly. Rotate. Shine your rays on speckled eggs. Watch over them until they hatch.