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panic
by Graham Donnachaidh
Tuesday, May 17, 2005
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Black bear on Sombrio beach


The space between panic and
calm
was thirty yards I
guessed
as he lumbered forward

The time it took to cock a
shutter
was pure terror but I
clicked
and he halted at the noise

The relief and damp sweat
heat
stank the beach as I
pissed
uncontrollably

The innocence of his retreat
shamed
the wet legs of my quick-dry
pants

G..2005

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Reviewed by jude forese 5/21/2005
glad you made it ... would nice to see the expression on the bear's face ...
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 5/18/2005
Amen.
Reviewed by Sue Hess 5/18/2005
i would have peed too...bears are so much scarier in the wild than in the zoo
Reviewed by Dawn Richerson 5/18/2005
great description of a moment in time I'll certain you will never forget. we won't tell. Dawn
Reviewed by Paul Williams 5/18/2005
Thank god for qucik dry pants excellent write Graham.

Paul;-)
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