Susan Marie Molloy

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The Birds

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A couple mornings ago, as I was getting ready for my workday, I heard a rather smallish flock of birds merrily chirping away. The crescendo enveloped the air, then decreased, then built up again. This continued for a good five minutes as I looked out each window and the patio door, hoping to catch the happy songbirds. One of my dogs even looked at me cockeyed with a tilted head. He wondered, too, where those birds were. My last checkpoint was the bathroom window. “Oh, yeah, I thought, “We left it open overnight. Those birds are below the window.”  
As I walked into the bathroom to peek out the window, I saw my cell phone on the countertop, lit up and “alarm” glowing on the screen. I then remembered that I reset the audio part of my alarm to “Birdsong” the night before. Virtual birdsong. No real birds outside.  

Happy 2017! 


Author: Susan Marie Molloy

Hi, and welcome to my blog. I am a published writer, poet, photographer, freelance editor, artist, and career analyst. Growing up in a bilingual family helped me foster my love of languages. I hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Political Science, a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, and Master of Arts in History. My short stories, poetry, and photographs have been published in the Emerald Coast Review (18th and 19th editions), newspapers, and in many other publications. I enjoy Pre-Code films, photography, music, travelling, history, reading, and living each day to the fullest in The Oasis. My publications include Engaged (an anthology of my poems), The Crowd of Turin, God of the Sea: A Short Book of Poetry by the Seashore, Grapes Suzette and Other Poetic Epicurean Delights, Gallery Night, Indigo Fantasy, The Green Gloves, Puppy Love, Supreme Theater, and others. I am currently working on an anthology of my short stories, including a roman à clef tale, and am in collaboration with another artist in writing a novel. My books are available through Amazon. Check them out. Buy them. Read them. Send me your thoughts. I look forward to hearing from you.

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