An Old Dog's Tongue - Poem by RIC BASTASA

an old dog
hot having used his tongue
when it was yet
a puppy
is here under nobody's watch
trying to compensate
for its loss
and here it is
licking the foot of an
old tree
in a town which had grown
into a city
flowering neon lights at
and feeling nothing.

Topic(s) of this poem: love

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 22, 2018

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