Supplying the Bear

So that is what it looks like to listen

to not only the piano keystrokes,

a feeling every sounds wavelength evokes,

my spirit sails, a voyage to christen.

Outside the snow has been falling for hours,

the echo of each snowflake, silenced, hushed,

still, after a week of being nursed

down from Olympus without our powers,

to supply the bear with warm chicken soup,

to watch the bear drift into rhythmic grooves,

to perform wild improvisations,

before the long sleep in this winter coop

where most the winter the bear hardly moves,

a last meal to avoid starvation.

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billybuc 8 months ago from Olympia, WA

Excellent work, my friend.


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Frank Atanacio 8 months ago from Shelton

Yeah.. this was good too..:)


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Eric Flynn 8 months ago from Providence, Rhode Island

Intriguing work and ambiguous, but wonderfully so.

EWF


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Gypsy Rose Lee 8 months ago from Riga, Latvia

Most creative.


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jhamann 7 months ago from Reno NV Author

Bill - Thank you for your kind words my friend. How is your neck of the woods? Jamie

Frank - Thank you. Jamie

Eric Flyn - I have been looking over the awesome collection that you have collected here on Subpages. Great work my friend. Will leave some comments soon. Anyways, thank you. There is probably going to be some ambiguous work coming out this Poetry month. I have been reading Gertrude Stein. Jamie

Gypsy - Always a pleasure to hear from you. Jamie

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