Lend Me A Pup

2007 – 2021 “Leia”

I will lend to you for awhile a puppy,
For you to love her while she lives 
and to mourn for her when he is gone.
Maybe for 12 or 14 years, or maybe for 2 or 3
But will you, till I call her back
take care of her for me?

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Christmas in Covid

Kim Basinger Pens Moving Poem About Christmas amid COVID-19 | PEOPLE.com

There is a very special place
that has no particular choice of race,
of color, creed or religious faith.
No sex or age discrimination
just a firm and solid determination
to invite you into the dancing hall
where beds are lined up against the wall
and nice people offer more than any
to make you feel like you’re in the Land of Plenty.

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If the World Was Crazy

Where the Sidewalk Ends | Read Aloud - YouTube

If the world was crazy, you know what I’d eat?
A big slice of soup and a whole quart of meat
A lemonade sandwich, and then I might try
Some roasted ice cream or a bicycle pie
A nice notebook salad, an underwear roast
An omelet of hats and some crisp cardboard toast
A thick malted milk made from pencils and daisies
And that’s what I’d eat if the world was crazy

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