Hunting the past

Walking the aisles of Home Depot

There is an old man with an old dog

A hunting hound

And his hunter,

Scouting the aisles

For possibilities

And poinsettias

The shadows of boy and puppy hover over them

Like plaid and pine needles

I smile

He frowns

The dog wags.

Bright red flowers tucked under his arm,

They exit into the sun.

About eteal

Reverend Teal is a minister, chaplain, artist and storyteller. She specializes in the human-animal bond and all its healing aspects.
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