nearly cave

Photo of grizzly bear

nearly cave


black spots
black bear
let down quickly by the sun
all the gardening
has been in disarray
and undone

there’s no medal, you know, for any of these

none they get to see
only what they become.


Poem by Robyn Schelenz


Robyn Schelenz is a writer from Birdsboro, Pennsylvania. Her work has previously appeared in Rattle and Revue Pøst and is forthcoming in The Pangolin Review.