Poem

My favorite poet is Mary Oliver, and she has written a poem about her dog, Percy.  Enjoy — the poem, your dog, your life.

I Ask Percy How I Should Live My Life

Love, love, love, says Percy.

And hurry as fast as you can

along the shining beach, or the rubble, or the dust.

Then, go to sleep.

Give up your body heat, your beating heart.

Then, trust.

~ Mary Oliver ~

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. inclark
    Nov 16, 2008 @ 04:00:37

    wonderful poem!

    Reply

  2. Kate Chadd
    Nov 11, 2010 @ 20:11:49

    Dogster Dog here! Just wanted to stop by your site to award you with our top dog blogger award! I couldn’t find your email, so hopefully you get this message. If you’re interested, just shoot me an email at kate(at)dogster.com! WOOFS!

    Reply

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