That Moment

By April Goddard

You know that moment.
That weird unexpected moment.
That moment when you’re standing in your kitchen and you turn around to find a
magpie at the dinner table, sitting on the back of the kitchen chair.
You want to reach out and touch him but you’re worried if you do, he might fly away.

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