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The New Dog

Linda Pastan

Into the gravity of my life,
the serious ceremonies
of polish and paper
and pen, has come

this manic animal
whose innocent disruptions
make nonsense
of my old simplicities--

as if I needed him
to prove again that after
all the careful planning,
anything can happen.

Added: 2 Mar 2002 | Last Read: 20 Jan 2018 12:13 AM | Viewed: 4995 times

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