Treasure Island

Laurence Overmire


Who's Glad To See Me?


The dog in the house
Always cheerful, tail wagging
Love offered without condition
A refreshing breath

(I kid you not)

Sweet sanity in a maze of
Humans gathered
Within walls, knocking heads
Against their many wills.


(Previously published in The Short North Gazette, Apr.2002)

Submitted: Thursday, March 23, 2006
Edited: Sunday, April 06, 2008

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