Stories tied together with the metaphor of a bird that becomes the voice in the ear for the Cover; the voice in the ear of a conductor for the Feature; a patient surrounded by caring hands for Counselling; voices of a choir for Music; and a noisy bird for Hearing.
The Bridge, Messiah University
Flora & fauna that are harbingers of spring for Cricket's spring issue. Red-winged blackbirds at a pond with hatched aquatic life for back cover. Front cover with robin & nest amid cherry blossoms, which transitions to the robin feeding nestlings on the contents page with rabbit & spring flowers.