tiny helpful birds
The Helpful Birds are small and black
But some of them wear splashes of color
And all of them are somewhat fluffy.
Often only one of them will show up
But they will be there when you need them.
If you have a lock in need of picking or a lost item stuck on a high branch
Or if you simply feel the need to listen to a little song
They will be happy to help you or to sing for you.
And if you are lost at sea
They will help you build your boat.
About flax-golden tales. Photo by Carey Farrell. Text by Erin Morgenstern.