05.20.2019

yes, the swifts have arrived
with their gorgeous scream
i read their latin name, derived from greek means ‘without legs’
that they’ll live for a week without food, if needed
that their youngs will enter hibernation state to survive
and delay their feather growth while  undernourished
later their bodies can carry them 70 mph, covering 200,000 mi yearly. they will be on their wings for ten months migrating — sleeping in air

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