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    The Tail Of The Dog

    by David Knape

    The tail of the dog
    is a measuring stick
    that measures love
    by movement
    the tail of the dog
    is the expression of joy
    that beats within
    an unselfish heart
    the tail of the dog
    is the signal that
    something great is about
    to happen
    the tail of the dog
    is a metronome beating to
    a song of simple happiness
    the tail of the dog
    is a curl of warmth
    that wraps around a dreary room
    the tail of the dog
    is uncontrollable excitement
    when the master enters the room
    the tail of the dog
    is a medicine that eases
    all aches and pains
    worries and cares
    that have balled up inside
    the tail of the dog is the muted voice
    of pure devotion and
    unconditional love.

    © d.knape

    December 23, 2012
    More "Once Upon A Line" - Light verse and poetry by d.knape
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