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  Mugsy and I
by Lonnie Hicks
Sunday, September 11, 2011
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Dog Schools Man


Mugsy he
schools me
in all things dog;
smells a thousand times better than me
points out these smells on our outings.

Schools me on the art of forgiving
which takes him seconds
and me years.

He is always up for adventure
his enthusiasm for life undiminished
pulls at his chain
eager onward
looking back to see
if I can see the delights
around the next corner, like he.

Mugsy
like I
is of mixed pedigree
but he
combines the best
of several breeds
and revels in the talents
each means.

Mugsy and I
teacher and pupil.
walking paths each day
searching and finding
simple pleasures
and simple happinesses
even though we

are different

species
again,

he
the teacher

and I

the pupil.

 

 

 

 


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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 9/12/2011
Such an interesting (and meaningful) perspective, Lonnie. Well done! Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 9/12/2011
Love in its simplest, most personal, most humble form ~
They understand the purpose of life.
Love this!!!
Christine
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 9/12/2011
Adorable!!! Your phrasing is awesome, Lonnie! Mugsy is toooo cute!

Anna
Reviewed by Janna Hill 9/11/2011
The art of forgiving... I should pay more attention to my dogs.
Great Lonnie.
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