To the Person(s) Who Drowned Beehives and Set Others on Fire, Killing 600,000 Bees When I was a kid, wild bees swarmed a plum tree on Dad’s property. From our picture window, I marveled at the hive pulsing, growing larger. Dad told me, Don’t throw rocks at the beehive. He didn’t say, Leave the hive alone. Look at it, but don’t bother the bees. Dad anticipated me at my … [Read more...]
About Andrew Shattuck McBride
Andrew Shattuck McBride is co-editor of For Love of Orcas, an anthology of poetry and prose about the Southern Resident orcas, Chinook salmon, and their ecosystem. His poem “I Was Happy as an Ant” was a semi-finalist for the 2017 Crab Creek Review Poetry Prize. His work appears in Crab Creek Review, Pontoon Poetry, So It Goes: The Journal of the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library, Rise Up Review, and in Clover, A Literary Rag. He edits novels, memoirs, and poetry collections. Follow him on Twitter @ASMcBride382.