12 Degrees & Skiving

what began as year-long challenge has become perpetual until further notice

NaPoWriMo • 23 April • The Bear / L’Orso

habit travels veins
tradition byways
frisson of lanes, thoughts
make their fun
a little time taken to free
in this fashion
caught as they were
for a time
like the circus bear
who paced for 12 months
twelve feet
her phantom cage
until her stride
widened

~ ~ ~

abitudine viaggia le vene
tradizione fa le strade secondarie
brividi dei vicoli, i pensieri
fanno il loro divertimento
un po ‘di tempo impiegato per libero
in questo modo
catturati come erano
per un attimo
come l’orso del circo
che ha camminato per dodici mesi
i dodici piedi
della sua gabbia fantasma
fino a il suo passo
ha allargato

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2 comments on “NaPoWriMo • 23 April • The Bear / L’Orso

  1. Aquileana
    April 24, 2014

    Beautiful poem. Captivating and beautifully sorrowful … Sigh. I hope this bear would be able to scape and get back to the woods.
    Best wishes, Aquileana 😛

    • Kittykatmandoo
      April 24, 2014

      She did, and lives in the woods still 😉
      Thank you for reading and for your kind words xx

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