i own no pets*

Luther Allen - i own no pets
i own no pets
By Luther Allen
2014 Merit Award

i own no pets
the nearest neighbors are out of sight
it’s just me and the mewing
universe, wagging
its tail, curled up
at the front door

*Copyright 2014 by Luther Allen. Broadside designed and illustrated by Anita K. Boyle, Egress Studio. Illustration by Angela Boyle, Flying Dodo Publications.

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3 Responses to i own no pets*

  1. susanissima says:

    Congratulations on this sweet poem, Luther!

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