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Canine Poetry

Grog Attends a Back Yard Party

Free verse

Photo by Jonathan Cosens Photography on Unsplash

Children’s smiles fade like broken lines
on a jostled etch-a-sketch
in the shadow of your elephantine brow

and now

the desert sun declines in pinks and plums,
throwing blush on cactus and coyote,
tho’ no light can penetrate your inky coat,



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