Evening, Noted

Strolling with the beagle18616_10152806686832124_2674898096994161385_n
to catch the sunset clouds
that fill the skybowl,
smattered with color and gold;

parrots, cool wind, and a
fingernail moon;

the no-longer-kitten
who thinks he’s a dog
and walks with us and meows
beloved but forlorn;

a friend on the line
who is shaky and strong,
writing speeches through pain,
planting green amid ruin;

a friend on the line11357220_10152806548212124_8155273324396913693_o
who says, in her wit,
don’t submit to lesser gods,
say a prayer for aid;

the aid arrives
as sunset and gold,
parrots, cool wind, and a
fingernail moon.

 

 

 

 

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