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haiku: 27 July 2021

this morning: metta
“happy, healthy, safe, at peace”
then: a weed whacker

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27 July 2021
Greensboro Bend VT

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haiku: 25 July 2021

the girls are back home
the house is brimming with life
even Sprite is happy

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25 July 2021
Greensboro Bend VT

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Dark Night Detective

3 o’clock this morning. Fitfully sleeping beside my friends’ dog because I’m pet sitting while they’re away for the weekend. Suddenly the TV at the end of their bed blazes to life and Columbo’s face appears large as an Easter Island head. His voice booms out. He’s asking a delivery driver about someone with a bird name as I frantically search for the previously unknown remote that the dog must have rolled over on. As the driver makes a series of bird puns I push the dog and scramble my hand through the sheets. The truck drives away and Columbo shakes his head with a smile. I leap from the bed to find another way to shut off the TV. I mash the power button. Darkness and silence descend, blessedly, on the bedroom. The dog sleeps through the whole thing.

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haiku: 24 July 2021

took a drive with Sprite
he bumped me until I rested
my arm on his side

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24 July 2021
Greensboro Bend VT

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