To The Dogs


“A collection of poems in grateful homage to the animals in our lives with original photos of dogs, present and mythological, that express an enduring intimacy between human and animal and the world they share.” – K.B. Burgin, Editor, Metro Midwives

“At first glance I was skeptical that a whole collection about dogs and cats would work, but you give us poems that succeed and go deep.

Many readers to you!” 

– X.J. Kennedy, distinguished poet, translator, widely anthologized, recipient Frost Medal Life Time Service to Poetry

Best Friend

She follows me around
and I give her the meat from my mouth
to keep her happy
She gives much relief
from freedom’s space
so you could say she earns it
And there’s more than enough for both of us
It’s not a question of starving
Still, at times, I do it grudgingly
confusing myself with the truly hungry
mired, as I am, in a pond of delight
with all refinements
yet calling myself generous
as I give her a tidbit…
gone to the dogs



Flame Tree Press
80 pages
ISBN-10: 0692588752
ISBN-13: 978-0692588758

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