I know why the birds riot:
 protesting the departure
 of the sun over the horizon.
 In the search for shelter
 they are driven to desperation.
 
 Night comes sharply
 now that you have gone.
 
 		      -acm  (4/98)
 
 
       (first line stolen from r.a.p. 
       -- Kenneth Tindall by way of Lee Tracy)