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The Traveler

By Mary Oliver

Ricky, your ancesters are from Cuba, right?

Says Ricky, “Sa I’m told.”

But you ere born in Florids?

“I was a baby, how would I know?
But that’s what I’m told.”

And you’ve lived in Massachusetts and other states and also Mexico and now Florida again, and heaven knows what other places you may travel to. Are you an American, or what?

He shrugged his shoulders casually and smiled. “Je suis un chien du monde,” he said.



December 17, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment


Dog Songsby Mary Oliver

I had a dog
who loved flowers.
Briskly she went
through the fields,

yet paused
for the honeysuckle
or the rose,
her dark head

and her wet nose
the face
of every one

with its petals
of silk,
with its fragrance

into the air
where the bees,
their bodies
heavy with pollen,

and easily
she adored
every blossom,

not in the serious,
careful way
that we choose
this blossom or that blossom—

the way we praise or don’t praise—
the way we love
or don’t love—
but the way

we long to be—
that happy
in the heaven of earth—
that wild, that loving.

Happy National Dog Day!


August 26, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment



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Cat Meets Dog

Paul Driessen 2014 | 11 min


April 3, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Art Sniff

Happy Art Sniff Day 🙂


April 1, 2018 at 4:01 am Leave a comment

The Puppy Trials

February 25, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

The Bear Ate Your Sandwich

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