VxPoem ID: 11334
Posted: April 7th. 2005 9:58:08 PM
Haiku Collection: Dogs I
by B. T. Newberg
Age Group: Adult
In the well-worn street
A dog is barking, barking
Barking at nothing
In the marketplace
Two dogs fighting for a bone
Only one will eat
A fastidious hound
Carefully choosing the spot
Pisses on roses
Absorbed in the chase
A lap dog fetching a stick
Tramples the daisies
A three-legged dog
Loping after the others
Does it know its loss?
An ownerless dog
Wanders into a temple
Turns, breaks wind, and leaves
A gray and tired dog
Though the leash is long removed
Never leaves its yard
Author's Notes: copyright 2004
As a Naturalistic Pagan, I believe in evidence. There is no evidence that deities and magic are "real" in the most literal sense, but they may yet be moving and powerful. These poems are a tribute to the inspiration of Pagan ways.
For more information on naturalism, see HumanisticPaganism.com.
Author's Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
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