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Moon rising over an industrial park in Winchester, Tennessee.

starlings moon

Starlings: Come close, but stay away. The urge to flock, arrested at the last moment by beaks’ roving jabs, wings’ need to stretch.

Birded wires braided hundreds of meters of roadside. Within thirty minutes, the sun was down. The moon shed the season’s first frost onto metal, feather, and trash-strewn verge.