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Short Cant Teach An Old Dog New Tricks Poems

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Give the dog a bone
Give the dog a bone

So I slunk back into my safety hole
Realising I’d teased the blackdog too much
Complacency I told myself

Brave until the bark bit
Tearing into old wounds
Foolish I told myself

You cant teach an old dog new tricks
Just control it with old ones
Safety I told myself

Give the dog a bone
A new one to gnaw on
Subtle changes i told myself

In time the blackdog will trust
Tamed, it will let in the light
Don’t give up I told myself



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Categories: cant teach an old dog new tricks, depression, motivation,
Form: Free verse