Tagged: bbc

with age, new and old

with age, new and old
aches come for you in the middle
of the night. like a
hatchling marine iguana
versus racer snakes
at feeding
time, you realize the
carelessness of
tuning into another
episode of planet earth ii
as you make your way to sea

there is a version

there is a version
of being cornered
that looks like letting
your hair down
it comes
with basic
squirming, a bit
of flailing, and
finally, a slow
slide into the
arctic waters –
seen it. it’s
the one where they
cut to the scene of
a lone ice floe
bobbing for balance
while the kill has
just begun