All These Birds

Illustration by Alessandro Gottardo

I don’t care about duck hunting but I like magazine subscriptions. I like organizing them on the bookshelf. Puddles, the kids magazine delivered once a month to my dad’s work address, fits between National Geographic and Sports Illustrated. The $35 a year my dad spends to make me a junior Greenwing member of Ducks Unlimited also comes with a decal for his Bronco and an invitation to the Siskiyou County chapter’s annual raffle and auction dinner.

Originally published April 8, 2021 in Entropy.

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