Drawing Bear

She takes up the entire page
drawing bear. Here
are the eyes, the teeth
(lots of teeth), the ears, claws
and this vast space in the middle,
his empty belly.

 

from Folly, a collection of poems by Norman Minnick.

 

About the Poet:
Norman Minnick’s second collection of poems is entitled Folly. He is the editor of Between Water and Song: New Poets for the Twenty-First Century (White Pine Press) and Work Toward Knowing: Beginning with Blake by Jim Watt (Kinchafoonee Creek Press).

 

 

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