Category Archives: dogs

Those Eyes

Life on a farm. Sometimes, animals die and sometimes, you have to kill them. This morning, our dogs caught a young deer and critically wounded her. The bloodcurdling cries woke my wife and I, and as I ran outside screaming … Continue reading

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after the rooster crows

the dogs are in the back yard hunting the cats and the cats are in the barn yard hunting the rats but the rats are at the neighbors digging through their trash and we’re at the breakfast table eating eggs … Continue reading

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Rescued Me (ode to our dogs)

Adopted rescued saved we gave her food and shelter and felt her ribs go away day by day she grew stronger and healthier and I’m wealthier now than I’ve ever been though I don’t have two dimes to rub together … Continue reading

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coffee, chocolate & ice cream

coffee, chocolate & ice cream replaced cocaine, liquor and nicotine I won’t pass that way again I don’t need those kinds of friends   now I’ve got 3 dogs that I walk each day they’re my goddesses, it’s how I … Continue reading

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Be Humane: The Spay & Neuter Song

On the island of Molokai In a place they call Kalae There was a cat Named after a Phish song   This here is his story It might get a little gory But Once you know the lyrics please feel … Continue reading

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Cheap Box Wine And Mount Caramulo Moonshine

fire up the grill timid, still-green cord wood from fallen late-winter pine aided by its own cones, dry from months of sun baking wander behind the shed find kindling, scrap barn boards from years gone by, dry enough to burn … Continue reading

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nature’s symphony

as the crow flies the crickets chirp a familiar tune that is generations old the babble of a nearby brook and the sporadic bark of dogs add to the symphony the creatures, I can’t identify individually by sound but the … Continue reading

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