Existentialism

by Daniel Casebeer

An old man in a brown suit shuffled along the sidewalk. The birds in his beard were crying for food. He stopped at the corner and fed them some crumbs from his pocket. How romantic, I thought, this man and his birds. But what of the worms, my friend? What of the worms?

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Daniel Casebeer is a high school English teacher. He lives in Pittsburgh.