Parrot Care by Alexandra Haverská

Gran was still in her prime after the war. One day she felt extra charitable and took in a sick old parrot. She relished in the thought of brightening up the little time it had left. Turned out it was a phoenix. It wept gently on gran’s grave for days.

Now I have an old parrot.

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About the Author

  • A Czech speculative fiction writer of German origin living in Prague, a city that breathes the fantastic. Her life-long friend is wanderlust; she is a social scientist by trade and in her free time, she covets historical fencing, modern dancing, playing ukulele and other whimsical muses. Her fiction is published in The Wondrous Real Magazine, Flash in a Flash, 666 (Black Hare Press) and forthcoming in From the Ashes: An Anthology of Elemental Urban Fantasy for Burn Survivors (Aurelia Leo). Her Czech fiction is published in various Czech SF&F and horror venues.

Alexandra Haverská

A Czech speculative fiction writer of German origin living in Prague, a city that breathes the fantastic. Her life-long friend is wanderlust; she is a social scientist by trade and in her free time, she covets historical fencing, modern dancing, playing ukulele and other whimsical muses. Her fiction is published in The Wondrous Real Magazine, Flash in a Flash, 666 (Black Hare Press) and forthcoming in From the Ashes: An Anthology of Elemental Urban Fantasy for Burn Survivors (Aurelia Leo). Her Czech fiction is published in various Czech SF&F and horror venues.