Category Archives: Dogs

Sculpting Love

Jagged edged plastic fencing tied across rough concrete steps with string- just tangly white cotton string that will rot in the rain- Doesn’t look like Love to anybody but me because nobody else knows or saw when the old brown … Continue reading

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Wisdom in Spring

  Now muddy earth, with gulping gasps of Spring, Emerges from the crusts of icy snow As sticks and rotten leaves, also thrusting Their way through sodden mulch, presage new growth. No warmth of Sun yet draws fresh green growth … Continue reading

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Winter’s Comforts

these are the days of music of light from every corner when even our neighbor who scowls changes his porch light for red it glows on the snow deepening on his sidewalk where tiny dogs pass by in sweaters against … Continue reading

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Senryu for an Old Dog

  Old black dog circles groans with every small movement predicts days to come- Is this why we love them so- they let us care for ourselves?

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Heart of Night

Dive deep down now… inside the blackness into the heat of extinguished suns where the night and beauty are one. This softness like no other embraces us with tender filaments rocks us to sleep with slow soft heavings that rush … Continue reading

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Now

Silver light washes the sky- I read my own poetry as a late cardinal chips praying thanks for each seed. The little striped ones- they bounce down the strandboard that makes paths through the gardens faces swollen with seed to … Continue reading

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Lab Tanka

Black silk Labrador flows swiftly over green seas, crested blue and white: He knows he won’t catch the squirrel; but there’s joy in every chase.

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