Wednesday, 18 of October of 2017

Kevin Bezner – Bison, Montana

 

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Buffalo, people
call them, shaggy
beasts shaking

heads at flies, sun
on backs, chewing
grass, saliva

stringing from mouths, slowly
stepping to water troughs. These few

hundreds once
millions, the land theirs. Grasses

bend to wind, dust
from rolling
bison, tourists roll
Buff
down windows, lean
far out of cars for

pictures, no fear from
this distance,

not even when one takes to hoof
to stare them down. Why
fear such dusty

creatures, dead to them
these many years–they were told,

“Take a trip
into history, and before
you leave for home

stop to eat
the magnificent flesh
of the prairie’s king.”

Kevin Bezner
Dec. 21 1992 Earth First!


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