Knowing that the snake and the baby bird are only part of a massive cycle of nature that you cannot control no matter how hard you try, you decide to let the snake do its business. It continues to widen its jaws and push its shiny body toward the baby bird.
You watch as the baby bird’s feathers get ruffled and shaken. Its tiny feet twitch but seem to put little effort in trying to escape the snake.
Either the baby bird has accepted itself as food for a snake…
Or it has been dead for quite some time.
The snake continues.
It is a long process.
You watch every moment.
You can see the snake’s middle widen as the baby bird travels further into it.
You still have worms in your mouth.
You choose to…