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Supplying the Bear

Updated on April 04, 2016

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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      Bill Holland 11 months ago from Olympia, WA

      Excellent work, my friend.

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      Frank Atanacio 11 months ago from Shelton

      Yeah.. this was good too..:)

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      Eric Wayne Flynn 11 months ago from Providence, Rhode Island

      Intriguing work and ambiguous, but wonderfully so.

      EWF

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 11 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Most creative.

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 11 months ago from Reno NV

      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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