One-Eyed Black Bear

A poem about the loss of the wild and more

Bradley J Nordell
Scribe
Published in
2 min readMar 30, 2024

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Photo by Marc-Olivier Jodoin on Unsplash

He’s in the trash again.
In plastic un-biodegradable bags
and coffin waste, like empty prayers.
He’s searching for something more,
I can tell from his frantic movements,
wild eyes, his grunting and wheezing,
coughing up whatever won’t leave
his lungs.

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Bradley J Nordell
Scribe

Author, poet, quantum physicist, photographer, explorer of the mind and imaginary worlds. New book "The Second Sky" is available now!