William K. Bottorff | The Sun Magazine

William K. Bottorff

William K. Bottorff recently phased out a period of scholarly writing to concentrate full-time on stories and poems. He has had a number of each published in Wind, Cornfield Review, Four Quarters and Bitterroot. He lives in Toledo, Ohio.

— From May 1985

Birds Don’t Get Well

Kenny sat thinking one day after they moved to the city where they lived on Palmwood Avenue, a brick street where sparrows seep-seeped washing themselves in the city dust by the curb.

May 1985
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