Voyeur

Voyeur

I see you looking at me. I can take it. I absorb your gaze, and I throw it back at you…because I’m a dachshund, and that’s how I roll.


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Paparazzi

Paparazzi

No matter where I go, the paparazzi want me. I have got Philly schooled.


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Hiatus

Hiatus

We are about to take a “blogging hiatus.”

We are going to hike with a nice woman and a bunch of other dogs.

We will look for dem fire hydrants.

Study somma dat Eastern Philosophy.

Learn the tai chi, innit.

While we are gone, two other dogs will take over:

Alice and Sherlock.

Show them the big love.

They are part of our extended pack.


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Leaf Throne

Leaf Throne

Look: I get to be in the Leaf Throne because you are a Runt.

That’s the primary rule of being in the Leaf Throne:

Not being a Runt.

Also: Being stunning.


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The Colors and the Dying

The Colors and the Dying

when we are alone like this
with the colors and
the dying, and

the road, carpeted
not long enough
by fall. we

smell the most life.
see the most critter.
feel the most real.

the move and the shiver
everywhere around us,
and haunting.


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Pretty Messes

Pretty Messes

every day, I am closer to the
losing of language. my faculty
for finding the scent:
failing. I no longer can
make sense of the
pretty messes.

there is just a parade
of color and listless
weed. as I look back
and look back. for what
I used to see. for
what I used
to be.

I will die having found
and lost
these beautiful things.


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