Grizzly bears and other surprises

The massive grizzly
is feeding placidly
on crimson huckleberries.
We click away.

The sudden hot stink
of putrid breath –
the crunch of jaws
on ivory cranial bone –

unthinkable.
This is a family holiday.
The grizzly’s feeding;
we click away.


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