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Nine Levels Contest LVL1
The Conscientious Adventurer: Guidelines for Responsible Time Travel
NINE LEVELS CONTEST: Level One
Flanagan looked around. Nothing about the interior of the time machine indicated that any change had occurred, but the glowing red dot on the map screen now placed their location in London. She stifled a giggle, casting an uneasy glance at her neighbor, who was looking rather cramped and irritable. He made no comment, and she resumed her examination of the narrow quarters, searching in vain for some mechanism that would permit her to see outside. Armistead, oblivious to her efforts, simply opened the door and hopped out, sending a dreary shaft of light and a waft of foggy London air into the vehicle. Flanagan, fiddling with a knob under her seat, sat up suddenly and pushed a handful of frizzy red hair out of her eyes.
"Mr. Armistead! Wh-what are you doing? Get back in here!" she hissed, straining to catch sight of him without being spotted by any native ninete
Let the Sparrows InI.
Blackbirds rest on the power lines,
their silhouettes form the notation
to a dawn song set on the sheet music
of telephone poles contrasted by the sun.
Curled leaves are land mines littered
on the lawn where imprints of twigs
and a nurturing robin's tracks collect.
Branchlets and leaflets stem from
porch step railings and mailboxes;
the numbers read odd on the east,
even on the west side of the asphalt:
The engraved letters on
the siding reads, "Davis."
This house is home to family
so let the sparrows in.
with its branching hallways
furniture rooted to the floor
family, friends, the occasional
out from home.
Let the sparrows in; let
Let the door's
loosen—let the door stand ajar
be let open
the night owls and
let the doves
in pairs in the iridescent
Let the sparrows in.
Framed on either side
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