Mama Bear

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In this life I’m a woman.
In my next life I’d like to come back as a bear.
When you’re a bear, you can hibernate. You do nothing but sleep for six months when it’s cold outside.
I could cope with that.
Before you hibernate, you’re supposed to eat as much as you can.
I could cope with that, too.
When you’re a girl bear, you give birth to your children (who are the size of walnuts) while you’re sleeping, and when you wake up, they’re cute, cuddly cubs.
I could cope with that, no problem.
If you’re a mama bear, everyone knows you mean business. You swat anyone who bothers your cubs, and if your cubs get out of line, you swat them, too.
I could definitely cope with that.
If you’re a mama bear, your partner expects you to wake up growling. He expects you to have hairy legs and excess body fat.
Oh yes. I’m definitely going to be a bear next time.

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Author: Tony

Born and raised in Malaysia between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. Educated at Wycliffe College in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, England. Living in the foothills of Mount Etna since 1982 and teaching English at Catania University since 1987.

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