Search
  • TweakUnique

Dog stares at stairs (poem, anecdote)

Watch as a dog stares down the stairs. See the doubt of animal foresight. Look at the creature look around. In a moment’s eye contact: see her plight.  “Carry me. It’d be so easy for you…” Look at her, consider what you’ve done, contemplate what to do. Sassy, Tashi, Duncan, and Freckles too. Remembering when I heard him fell. And that fear I felt with his whelping yell. His limping distressful approach to me, panting, drooling, void of all or any glee… And with that stored memory: watch as a dog stares down the stairs.

0 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

It's been a while since I posted a poem. So much irritation subdued in frustration. The creative bell rings less often when these distractions soften the blows to vibration and stifled timing. Here I