Tag Archives: Dan MacIsaac

Garbage Bear

Quarter-ton vermin toppling steel bins, busting into trash cans, dumpster detonating, brash and ruinously loud as a steel band at its bruin buffet of stale-dated Spam, spattered antifreeze and gouts of chain oil. Fetid smorgasbord, spoils not fit for a … Continue reading

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Great Auk

   Pinguinus impennis Outlasted Neanderthal, Dorset and Beothuk, endured Basque greed, bounty hunters for bait or down, to be doomed by its own oddity – each roc egg, rare and high-fired as a Ming jar, turned must-have, the old breed damned … Continue reading

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Glacier Lily

At the trailing hem of snow, suddenly Spring – fragrant gold, florid nugget panned from icemelt, perfumed bell peals gleaming, glacier candled and honeyed with scented yield. At the ringing margin of pollen and crystal petals mingle, coldly molten. Dan … Continue reading

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Seastar & Mussel

At the tide’s roiling, it clambers over armored lines, tapping, testing stiff crinolines. Pentagon, bristling with crowbars, picks a black vice, and pries, seeking sweet, delicate parts shielded by hardened shards. Against the bright intruder’s art, the mussel cannot resist … Continue reading

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