From the author: Lilly is an emotional support dog, a German Shepherd of about 3 years, in our home since the end of July. She doesn't bark, is perfectly house-trained, and is frequently more cat than dog.
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Just a little doggerel, a poem, an ode (actually probably none of these, I'm not up on poemics) about the dog in my house.
If I could draw that dog I'd
limn her sweet and straight,
Eyes waiting always waiting
For a scritch or a pat or a
Pyramid ears while playing
Purse ears relaxing
Right paw on my arm, making contact
Be with me, see me, I'm a
Shed hair on every surface
Wafting through the air
I'm sneezing and she's shaking out
Flechettes of fur everywhere and
Because it's Lilly, it's