In the Foot of a Dog

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Thick, sharp curving claws,
Footpads coarsened by long use,
Tender skin, soft fur:
There’s harmony here-
Elements disparate
All needing each other
To move forward
To move at all.

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About janemwoodman

Singer, writer, restaurant reviewer, urban farmer, devoted lover of my husband....old and getting happier all the time.
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2 Responses to In the Foot of a Dog

  1. Love this! Love fuzzy paws. 🙂 Have a great day!

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