Where darkness seems infinite, a solitary starling fluttered, its feathers barely visible against the backdrop of nothingness. With a burst of energy, the starling emerged, breaking free. As it perched, it was greeted by a breathtaking sight—a kaleidoscope of colors, vibrant landscapes, and the symphony of nature’s melodies. It gazed at the majesty of towering mountains, the serenity of flowing rivers, and the delicate beauty of blooming flowers. The starling had ventured from the abyss into a world teeming with life, where it would now embark on a wondrous journey of exploration and rediscovery. With each beat of its wings, the starling soared higher into the cerulean sky, reveling in the caress of the gentle breeze.
It danced with other birds, their harmonious movements painting the air with grace and elegance. It sang a song, its voice carrying the echoes of the cosmos it had left behind. The starling marveled at the intricate webs woven by spiders, the playful antics of squirrels, and the fragility of a butterfly’s delicate wings. It discovered the intoxicating scent of rain-soaked earth and basked in the warmth of the sunlight that kissed its feathers. The starling had emerged from eternal darkness to embrace the wonders of the natural world, a living testament to the indomitable spirit of life itself.
~ Robert David Atkinson