The 2021 Daily Writing Challenge – August 29

Jo Hawk

2021 Daily Writing Challenge Q2

Yesterday, I slept. After falling asleep at three in the morning, I didn’t wake until almost eleven. I wasn’t in a hurry to get out of bed, either. I finished reading my book, indulged myself with a couple of game rounds on my phone, then watched a YouTube program. Sweet, slow-moving, unhurried bliss. The weather remained hot and humid, and the cicadas droned on incessantly. I scoured my tomato plants for the ripest fruits, cleaned and refilled the birdbath, and added more birdseed to the feeder.

Neither human nor fowl wished to exert themselves unduly during the dog days of August. One little sparrow scrapped out an area in the feeder’s hopper and took up residence in the shade, surrounded by plenty of food. Other birds congregated in mass around the freshwater, and even the squirrels came to drink long, thirsty gulps of the water without shooing their competition away…

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