Stories tagged bears

You're Not Real

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"I raised my eyebrows while they moved before my eyes. They rocked, back and forth, in time with my heartbeats, and the candle flame danced and sang. "

No Lions or Tigers, Thank Goodness

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I scrambled back a bit and found my feet after untangling them from my trekking poles. Really should have dropped those when this all started. The bear lunged at me with his teeth and I just barely dodged to the left to avoid getting something bitten of

Horseshoe Champion

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It's a beautiful spring day in Boston. Birds are chirping. Flowers are blooming. And I'm eating a fajita while sitting on the stoop outside my apartment. Life is pretty ok. Suddenly, a rocketship descends from the sky and lands on the sidewalk.

The bit with the bear attack (novel excerpt)

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Then pain jerks him awake and he’s stretched on his back in the burnt-out foundation. He’s been dragged feet-first from his fireplace bed by a bear, a real bear, and now it rises to its full height and crashes down hard with its paws on his chest.

Sunday Morning Series- Two: A Tender Faith

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feeding the lions, tigers

Where Have You Gone, Honey Bear?

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When I wake up and look to my left, will you be there with me, snoring like an asthmatic bear?