Day 7 in the Woods
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on the trail
walking
thinking

a big black bear
appears

stop
breathe slow
and think

eat me
hug me

no matter
what, is is

and feeling
the body is mine,
is a trick of mind.
*

I’m walking along
looking down

He pulls the trigge
rthe 50 cal. flies through
one ear obliterating the other.

Now what?

If you gotta make it up,
presence is being elusive
.*

They say,“I am my brother’s keeper”.
I sayI am my brother,
for there is no other
*

a crinkled leaf
rolled past
i followed

it stopped.
i stopped,

smiled, bowed,
and moved on.
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