Friday, November 11, 2011

Five Minute Friday: Unexpected

Milo wouldn’t let me sleep for a 9 minute snooze.
He just wasn’t having it this morning –
wanting breakfast,
wanting out,
wanting someone to chase him around the couch
in his circle-game of dog-is-so-much-faster-than-human.
Standing in the back yard
with his leash looped around a single finger,
wondering how I teleported here from the warm sheets,
I caught the moon
hanging in a neighbor’s tree –
a lone light, bright and full and smiling softly.
Milo looked up at me and wagged,
somehow having known
I needed this peace
more than sleep.

He is such a good little Zen dog… :)


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5 comments:

  1. Beautiful! Thank you for sharing this morning! And yes, the moon is very breathtaking! Thank you for participating in 5 Minute Fridays!

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  2. Oh, I love this! You completely made my day with this post:) Thank you!

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  3. I love puppy dogs! What a great poem!

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  4. isn't that something. I can remember taking our dog out on a leash and it would always be a strange experience during the early morning...but so memorable. glad God met you there...and so did Milo

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  5. He is great! Love your poem today, sweet and an unforgettable morning to be grateful for.
    We never know what is waiting for us at the corner!!
    Have a lovely day Lettie.

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