Twilight

Ken G. writes about his dog. They bring us such joy, don’t they?

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Twilight

TwilightNo longer padding softly,
grace not a part of her
early twilight,
she paces,
looks,
as if listening.
But to what?

Answering
to hand prompts
when she sees them,
hearing is something
she barely remembers.

The pacing is short-lived.
She tires easily,
sleeps most of the time.
Watching her dream,
there are some things
she does remember.

Always thirsty.
Always.
Medication does that, but
also thirsty for attention.

If her tail is any indication,
she still loves life.
And those ears.
When they perk, she could
melt any heart.

She wants to be a border collie.
And, she will be.
For a little while longer.

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Off-prompt for NaPoWriMo 2017 on Day 21 of National for ย Month/Global Poetry Writing Month.

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