Sunday, April 24, 2016

I Said Goodbye To The Saucer Eyed Dogs

I said goodbye to the saucer eyed dogs,
you know, from the fairy story;
the ones guarding the treasure

though it was never theirs.

the one as big as windmills.
oh there's a draft in here I said
let me open a window,

but they liked it dank
so I left them there.
and the roses applauded.

everywhere.

the roses applauded
in the gardens outdoors
and I said to them

we are not born to implore,
but only to bloom.
they assume we are preeachable,

but God alone has let us grow.
that is all I know.

mary angela douglas 24 april 2016