Tag: dogs

Red Ferns and Red Hounds

If you don’t believe a story Can stay with you in the background Like a picturesque tree you pose before For all of your life, witness this: I loved the baking powder can That Billy saved his money in to buy Those two redbone…

13 Welcome Back Things

Since we met over a year ago, Ken has sent me lists. He says he is not a poet, but I tend to disagree. Here is the list he sent when I returned from a long weekend in San Diego. Red Dirt Redbone Hounds…

Dear Winter,

You hold the prints of my terrier dog Socks, the dog of my son’s childhood who died after the ice storm of 2007. You held her prints for a week after she was gone. I still remember walking by them when I went around the…