Listening: A Guide for Bears

Fellow Baffled Ones,

Everybody needs a listener sometimes.

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It’s grand to be trusted to be the listen-ee,

Umm the hearing-er-er,
Bother, the umm, friend who will listen.

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Sometimes a friend won’t even know where to start.
You can be a good listener then just by waiting.

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If you don’t know what to say to them, there’s no need.
To comfort most, be lost for words.

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While you’re listening,
the grandest bear in all their world
is you.

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Being who your friend can talk to
is mostly all a friend wants in the end.

You are in the web den of Mawson Bear, Ponderer of Baffling Things (between naps). and Writer-Bear of It’s A Bright World To Feel Lost In .

“Just pure magic. A bear’s love is never far away and can be shared and passed on through generations.” Susan Hampson, of Books From Dawn To Dusk.

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I am Mark, Guardian of Mawson Bear. Mawson sits on Bed-Top Hill. Between naps he ponders about Baffling Things. After deep ponders, most things remain for him as completly baffling as they were before. But they do seem friendlier, somehow. If you, too, are baffled by, well, Things, his little books of ponders could be just right for you.

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