Poems about bears and trash


After reading this sad story about a “garbage-conditioned” bear “destroyed” by police for getting caught breaking into someone’s house looking for yummy trash, I commenced an internet search for “bear aware” and found this amusing poetry contest. Entries had to be a haiku using the words “bear,” “garbage” and, improbably, “shorts”. Shorts kind of killed it for me, but whatever.

Photo via the Yellowstone Park News blog


One Response to “Poems about bears and trash”

  1. dumpstertaoist Says:

    As a dumpster diver who is sometimes frustrated by something I just can’t reach, or can see inside a locked dumpster behind a fence, I feel the bears’ pain. i hope noone shoots me one day… poor bears.

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