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Dogging the Walk

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A little of Rachel Portman’s “Benny and Joon” goes a long way in waking up this often jaundiced and wacky mind.  Indulge me in a little spoonerism.

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Dogging the Walk

Dogging the Walk
         by Odin Roark

Like so many things
Humans got that wrong too
Check it out

To walk a dog
A tether with a human first
Dog second
Like walking a kid
Or grandma
Or pouting mate

All have tethers (gender be damned)
A connection putting the walker
Up front
Leading the walked behind
Occasionally loping to the side
Depending on sobriety or age

Now as to dogs
The walker’s tether extends
At times
Jettisoning not the walked 
But the walker

So next time
Get it right
Say it accurate
Walking the dog
Dogging the walk

Earth to Mars
This is the Tolbert Report
Signing off for today
More of earth’s backward living tomorrow…

Assuming they survive

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  1. Date: 6/9/2013 3:07:00 AM
    Enjoyed this write. Cheers

  1. Date: 6/8/2013 10:00:00 PM
    Very interesting write. Enjoyed the read.