In Bear Country

January 10th, 2014 by Deborah K. Kelly




Bear circles my camp in last dark,
before Raven’s first grumble.
It hums hunger under its breath,
from deep in its rib-cave.

Its head sways, tentative.
Intent, its belly.

Morning Bear,
known as, Love That Wants Food…

often, with its belly full,
it warms me so,
and with its hunger, makes music.

See how—and why—
I feed it?





One Response to “In Bear Country”

  1. Jude Chalbury says:

    oh my…..

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