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Shhhh! Don’t wake the sleeping dogs

A prompt about silence

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Shhh! Don’t wake the sleeping dogs
let them rest in peace.

Don’t wake their angry teeth
Their biting jaws,
their callous carelessness
with our sensitive places.

If they bark it will break my eardrums
If they growl I shall cry.

Don’t stir up trouble
Let the sleeping dogs lie. xx

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Sylvia Clare MSc. Psychol

Sylvia Clare MSc. Psychol

Mindfulness teacher, poet, author of ‘The Well Mannered Penis’, ‘No Visible Injuries’, ‘Living Well and Loving ADHD’ ‘Julia’ and others.

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