go to the library to learn how to administer NARCAN
to stop their mother or father’s heart from overdosing.
The president tells the people to inject sunlight directly
into the lungs. I go outside and open my mouth.
Because they have no teeth, the birds swallow stones.
A jaw full of teeth makes you too heavy to fly. Birds
need sunlight to oil their feathers and burn out parasites.
A bird has a song for the sun each morning
to let it know it survived the night.