Brown Bear
by Casey Wang from Madison High School
Published in the 2006-2007 WITS Anthology Mostly What I’m Made Of

Brown bear, brown bear, what do you see
I see an evangelical, hydrogen-filled death ray pointed at me.
Evangelical hydrogen-filled death ray, what do you see?
I see a big smoking hole where this bear used to be.
Big smoking hole, big smoking hole, what do you see?
I see a collection of stuffed monkeys lifelessly staring at me.
Lifeless monkeys, lifeless monkeys, what do you see?
I see one last quirky, devastating line made by Casey…