Tuesday, 1 January 2013

The First Small Stone 2013

The cousins' dog
comes wheeling and bounding among us,
his bark a great bursting hymn of joy,
his yard broom coat whiskery and coarse,
the love on his tongue
rough, indiscriminate, unquestioning.
He lifts and  lightens the day.

1 comment:

  1. Love the description of the textures! Happy dog.