Barely

(photo courtesy J. Uren)

BARELY
(a shadorma)

swimming bear
barely noticing
cold water
on bare skin
she is unbearably cute
as she’s swimming bare

2012-04-26
P. Wanken


Written for Poetic Asides 2012 PAD Challenge Day 26: write an “animal” poem.


This post marks my 500th blog post!

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8 comments

  1. Wooohooo! Congrats on your 500th post! I hit mine just yesterday! 🙂 We’re “500 Sisters.”
    I.love.this.poem.
    The play on words. The image. Polar bears are my absolute favorite, at Sea World. I can’t stop watching them. LOVE this.

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    1. Yay for you, too, De!! 🙂 Together we’re batting a thousand! 😉

      Thanks for your feedback on this poem. I’d been saving this picture to use when the mood struck…and what better time than an “animal” poem. I went round-and-round about what to write…and of course, the shadorma swam its way into play. 😉 My favorite zoo animal is the polar bear. Unfortunately we don’t have any here in San Antonio. So…every now and then I go to the San Diego Zoo Polar Bear webcam.
      <— there's a link over there somewhere

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  2. Love this too! Congrats too! I probably have a couple hunnerd posts spread across different sites, but 500? Woo!

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    1. 🙂 Thank you, Sara. Polar bears are my favorite zoo animal…I’d been holding onto this picture for a while, now, waiting for the right words to put with it. Glad it made you smile.

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