Dedication: To the Passenger Pigeon
(amimi—Lenape, omiimii—Ojibwe, mimia—Kaskaskia Illinios,
ori’te—Mohawk, putchee nashoba—Choctaw, for lost dove)
In whose nomadic etymology is its future
Pleistocene – Anthropocene
100,000 years Before Present – 1914 Common Era.
It flew at a speed of 100 km/h.
Its song may have sounded “like the creaking of a tree.”
pissuksemesog very small birds 
 From the entry for “Passenger Pigeon” on Wikipedia: “The genus name, Ectopistes, translates as ‘moving about’ or ‘wandering’, while the specific name, migratorius, indicates its migratory habits. The full binomial can thus be translated as ‘migratory wanderer’. The English common name ‘passenger pigeon’ derives from the French word passager, which means ‘to pass by’ in a fleeting manner” (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Passenger_pigeon).