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Patience of a dog
by Ed Matlack
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Patience of a Dog…


 


Rufuz has all the patience in this house,


Maybe more so than that of a mouse,


He waits for me to walk him in the morning,


Even when I am sick and trying to figure what to wear,


Oh the hell with it I will just put on the big flowery blouse…


 


He sits outside on his leash,


Probably wishing to eat he had a quiche,


Or better yet the time would fly by,


If he did have to smoke some hashish,


But he still does wait without even a minor cry…


 


I got things I have to accomplish today,


But I just cannot get my butt in gear,


If I go out in the weather, will I return with more cold?


This is what I normally, when sick, fear,


But I have to do some things to keep us warm,


Old Ruffie and I need gas in case the future does bring a storm…


 


Oh well, time to get out, let me get a shower and shave,


Can’t look like a bum and smell like a slave,


Though that would keep people at bay,


I hate being around people on my days off, what else can I say…?


          © ed ~ 2/28/05


 

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Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
animals: they can teach us a lot, can't they?? cute write, eddie! well done!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in tx., karen lynn. :D
Reviewed by m j hollingshead
well done
Reviewed by Kate Clifford
Yes animals have a patience we could learn from.
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader)
Yes they are patient aren't they and we had a snow storm here and it is still snowing. But Wanda requires that my husband dig a hole for her so she can twinkie. Quiche is actually good if you put what you would in an omelet. We had planned to go grocery shopping today. Looks like we did not make it.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Big hugs to Ruffie for being so good!!

(*'.;.'*)

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader)
I heard Bush, when dinning with Mr Blair, kept asking for a quicky, then Mrs Blair kindly told Mr Bush he means quiche...
Reviewed by Danielle Mundy
lol...didn't Rufuz catch that mouse yet?? Dogs do seem to be more patient than people at times..wish my stupid cat was that way hehe..I'll trade you any day
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya
Ed...as usual another very excellent write from you...cheers...love n luck....BHUWAN!!!
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