Creature Comforts #poetry #photography #dogs


dusk clouds

Between strong legs

I look beyond the porch

waves of snow hemmed in with ice

once I would have savored cold

challenging the white waves

feeling exuberance of youth

I lay down at his feet

soaking in homey warmth

his knowing reflects in my eyes

together we dream by the fire

whit bw

 

 

Today I needed to be warmed from the inside out. As I share this poem with Poet’s Pantry , I take a look into a friend’s eyes whom I dearly miss.

poets united

 

 

Published by moondustwriter

Thank you for visiting Moondustwriter. In 2019, we have an exciting project. We are developing elementary curriculum for Ugandan children. As a writer, it is a thrill to help children who want to learn. Along with the curriculum, we hope to develop simple fictions about Uganda for the children to read at school. Trust me books are in short supply. We will use our trusted story tellers: a butterfly and a lion to make the stories come alive. Stay tuned as Bethany and Me put pen to paper. I've been part of the blogging community for more than 10 years. Some old timers may remember the award winning (2012 Twitter Shorty ) blog community - One Stop Poetry. I was the (quiet) originator of the idea and co-producer of One Stop Poetry. I am a published writer, poet, artist and photographer. I have written, as well as edited, for periodicals, radio, blogs and fellow writers. There are many facets to this moon - thanks for stopping by.

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  1. smiles…i feel your warmth….we got another 5 inches of snow and a 1/4 inch of ice yesterday…its warming up though….the trees are weeping….but time with the pups…that is def warm…a good friend

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  2. Very little can compare to sharing the warmth with one’s beloved pup! Hard to remember, after they are gone, but one wouldn’t want the memories not to be.

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  3. There is a great contentment and thus inner warmth to be gained from the love and friendship with one’s dog and pets. More closely felt when life outside is cold and inhospitable!!

    Eileen

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