The Shadow Knows

We ran and ran, me and Iggy, the film in his mouth, dragging in the dirt, me nipping at it from time to time. This was fun, and nothing but. Up a steep trail, down the other side, up another one, then onto a flat space. Iggy suddenly stopped by one of those big saguaros, dropped the film and started panting. I panted, too, not because I was particularly tired, more because Iggy was doing it. A breeze rose up, shifted the film a little away from us. Then all of at once I saw a shadow moving across the ground, the shadow of an enormous bird.

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6 Responses to “The Shadow Knows”

  1. Diane
    3:22 am on October 14th, 2009

    Oh oh. Birds like to collect stuff for nest building.

    Or maybe – an enormous bird could be a vulture. And we all know what vultures signal.

  2. Melanie
    3:34 am on October 14th, 2009

    I just hope the bird takes the film and not Iggy!

  3. C. Harris
    5:00 am on October 14th, 2009

    California Condor????

  4. Emily
    8:14 am on October 14th, 2009

    oh no! I hope it doesn't go after Iggy!

  5. Rebecca Rice
    12:36 pm on October 14th, 2009

    Iggy! Lookout!

  6. Daryl Rease
    11:52 am on March 8th, 2011

    Top-notch info it is really. My boss has been seeking for this update

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