Bison Calf

Today’s post topic: Reverse Shot What’s your earliest memory involving another person? Recreate the scene — from the other person’s perspective.

My mother was alone

when I was born.

What I remember

is the lick



of her tongue

against my red fur.


On weak legs

I stretched and stood

and you were there:

on the long, flat

black rock

and inside your mother.


There was a small noise

barely audible

in my new ears

and then you stepped

out from your mother

and didn’t look

weak at all.


You watched me

as I watched you.

And then you got back into

your mother.

And she moved on.


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