A Canticle for Canis

-- But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace. (Ps. 37:11)

Original Text: 

Bruce Meyer, Mesopotamia: New Poems (Sudbury, On.: Your Scrivener Press, 2009): 41-42.

2 won't let me go back to dreaming,
3 so I watch rain falling on the lawn,
4 and your breath is softly syncopated.
5 The air is soft, too, soft as the skin
6 that crafts your ears and delicate
7 as something you might say when
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1] Canis: the dog. Back to Line
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
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