“Because there is no such thing as flight. Only that
indeterminate period before a man falls.”
- W. Todd Kaneko
words per minute is the average typed speed.
Much slower than a bullet as it exits the barrel of a gun.
wingbeats per second. The average
North-American Hummingbird speed.
lives that could’ve been saved.
Lives that would’ve been saved if
wings on an angel’s back or maybe
your back or maybe the man behind
the gun’s back.
people. One in front, one behind.
But a gun doesn’t care about the positioning of the people
around it, just that it gets its fix and this Sunday
bodies were in it’s effective firing range. Maybe
on their way to get coffee or go to church but now
hearts in that church will be grieving
the loss of those bodies for
days. Just as Jesus was in the desert where
the vast majority of hummingbirds