on our backs: many glacier by Rick White (Summer 2010: Glacier Centennial Issue)

when i broke up with her
on our backs
in a tent
near the bears,
miles away
from a car, a train
or any other
means of escape,
after she asked me
why
i was being distant.

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Author:
Rick White has written for The Onion and Westword. He has an M.S. in Environmental Studies from the University of Montana.