Valerie Worth

(1933 - 1994 / Pennsylvania / United States)

Valerie Worth Poems

1. Fireworks 11/14/2015
2. Grass 12/25/2014
3. Dog 12/25/2014
Best Poem of Valerie Worth

Dog

Under a maple tree
the dog lies down,
Lolls his limp
Tongue, yawns,
Rests his long chin
Carefully between
Front paws;
Looks up, alert;
Chops, with heavy
Jaws, at a slow fly,
Blinks, rolls
On his side,
Sighs, closes
His eyes: sleeps
All afternoon
In his loose skin.

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