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Dog Star
Poetry by Diana Moreton

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Dog Star
Poetry by Diana Moreton

A clarion call for help
Not a bark
Nor a whimper
But yelp!

I peer out my window to see
Man's Best Friend strangling from a tree
Shocked and afraid, I made plans for a raid
to defend from Korean bully

I can only image their fear
Frenzied torment from ear to ear
Pummel away, Rover's flesh for the day
heighten their sex and foreplay

No rocket scientist am I
to distinguish a yelp from a cry
I reject the act; Korean fact
Won't let the Dog Star die.

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