Birds Of A Feather

By and for Bird-People

Stories & UPG


Our tales:

What kind of swan maiden? : A swan maiden bestiary – by Tsu. Fictional descriptions of swan maidens based on the different species of swan.

Burrow and fly – by Solitarybird. A short story about a bird-person in a human world.

 

Our poetry:

Acies

Hawks Shower in the Rain – under the rain.

Meirya

burn into life -set me alight.

feather and flame – how to love a wild thing.

storm trapped in stone – a sestina on birdness.

to fly – I volunteered at a wildlife rehabilitation center for a while. There’s a peregrine falcon there who’s missing half a wing. Sometimes she’d stare at the sky through the mesh of her cage and flap and flap… it struck a chord, and this came from it.

Tsu

big – what happens when we get too big for society.

Dead Bird – language forces us to identify our body parts a particular way.

a cygnet’s lament – the one left behind. Written for The Forest Voice, issue 1.

White Paper – admiring the swan.

Bird Is – thoughts on bird nature.

things i will do when i become a swan – the little things I long for.

Rituals, prayers and spiritual resources for bird’kin:

Wrenstarling’s One-Card Draws : Every month, Wrenstarling on Dreamwidth does a one-card draw offer where, for free or for tips, she will draw card from her personal bird oracle deck for you. The cards are very accurate and beautiful, and her offer is worth visiting for any bird-person.

On the Marriage of Friends, by Greg Delanty : A perfect poem/blessing for a wedding between bird-people.

 

UPG and more:

Firebirds (Storming the Castle) : Jack’s writings on the subject.

 

 

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