I warned him I told him in no uncertain terms I won’t take anymore lip from him He just snarled at me and yelled back “Your Father was nothing but a two-legged Omnivore” “Take that back”, I cried even though I knew he was right, “Your mother”. I said “Your mother wore Paw Warmers!” -that was the last straw- “Nobody talks about my mother like … Continue reading Paw Warmers
“The Ball! I’ve got the Ball!” Jack the dog ran circles around himself. His eyes lit up like two round silvery food dishes, yelping in their emptiness, thinking all the time: food, ball, sleep, food, ball, sleep… Jack waited as quietly as possible, while I found the ball. His favorite toy. His life. “Come on Jack, fetch!” I threw the ball into the Danish landscape. … Continue reading Get the Ball, Jack!
She wasn’t satisfied with the pace that things were moving. “Snails and tortoises would have won this race”, said while she leaned out of the mobile home, her obvious assets spilling over the geraniums, making me wishing that I were them. I was in the shed dusting off the old Rod, getting her ready for our upcoming Road Trip. She never seemed satisfied anymore. I … Continue reading Get Your Kickz
My dog has gone flat not pancake flat but, He lies in the way anywhere, I am going and manages to be in the way, when I return Earlier, he was all pumped up larger than life hunting the elusive flea chasing strangers by their reflection in the window glass, barking at TV-dogs until they listened to him, but now, Now the air has gone … Continue reading Flat as a…
This morning, last night this evening, not yet a thought I had a feeling, a poke in my side someone whispering but my hearing failed me, I asked around if anyone else heard someone say or someone heard or if anybody, I knew if they could tell me what I dreamed last night? The first one said: You’ve dreamed of flying dogs and mad women … Continue reading Last Night, I Thought
Old dogs and old men. Lost in their dreams. Days of running, chasing. What was her name, anyway?, Once, I knew someone back when my legs used to work better, she told me how I looked and I did, and she did Once, I knew someone back when we together were the days stretched out any long highway, unending The heat on the asphalt making … Continue reading Old Dogs, Old Men
I woke up brutally to his yelling from the bathroom. “Someone broke in during the night!” he screamed, his hands flapping in the air, as if he was trying to express his distress with semaphore. Who still knows semaphore anyway, I meant to ask him, but I didn’t think that would be of any help… “They took all your Montréal memories away!” Montréal? That barely … Continue reading Traveling Memories – Lost