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Go home

A honey colored old man, With clouded eyes and a frosted muzzle Wandered in the road. No collar or tags proclaimed him. I drove home to get a leash. . Wandering the streets, lead in hand, Pocket full of treats … Continue reading

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Present Healing

I had dental work today… A wonderful thing Denied to many… Still, I was thankful for dear friends, Who did not require me to throw the ball, But simply sat with me. . That is truly, often, all we need … Continue reading

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Gasping

My heart skipped a beat I saw the red Only red And the goose Just standing beside the road… Gasp Tears well up… . Oh wait…. It’s a sweatshirt in the dirt! . But that’s ok, Just like we see … Continue reading

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Peace Out

The little brindled Dog Lay dead by the side of the highway. I only got the slightest of glimpses Yet tears burst forth from the dams of my eyelids As I drove. The rain poured inside and out. . Only … Continue reading

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Yearn

Soft eyed Seeking Soft heart Weeping We meet in that famous field beyond right and wrong. . We yearn to belong, We must learn that we already do.

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Watching

The tv screen flickers with stories of shame and pain, Of aged politicians and realms long gone, Of expectations and promises… A king and his daughters Speak in prose and verse While two cats, Formerly at odds, Hissing and spitting … Continue reading

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Light posts

The gal at the desk was talking about a crow that had adopted a horse While The man, cradling an injured crow in his heart, The actual bird being cared for by the veterinarians in the back, Tells a tale … Continue reading

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