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Paper Poetry W6

Only the Dog

Epigraphic prompt

Image by Toni Crowe

“Sometimes letting things go is an act of far greater power than defending or hanging on.”

Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

He hated her dog
The dog was there before him
When the baby came, it was an excuse
She needed the big dog, post-partum had her firmly by the throat
Only the…



We are living in the digital world, covered in the autonomous aspects & tracked motions of life. Yet, somehow we are losing some critical elements. Keyboards, touchpads, & speech-to-text are there, but we believe that handwritten words on paper is still meaningful to some poets.

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Toni Crowe

Toni Crowe

Sarcastic escaped executive. Best-selling author. Writes whatever she wants. Engineer. Owner: No Air. Editor, MuddyUm. Twitter: