i’ve never seen bears in the wild

i grew up in san diego, and my dad took me to the zoo many times. i watched the bus driver throw loaves of bread to yogi and boo-boo as they sat up and waved at the strange beings bussed around while they languished in their canyon home.

there were sun bears and polar bears, too. i felt bad for the polar bears. their fur was greenish. their enclosures were small, and in the nearly 30 years i lived in san…

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Ann James

Ann James

Her writing muse lurks in the volcanic hills amidst mustangs, marmots and jackalopes. While hiking with her dogs, Ann stumbles upon stories of dark humor.