Poemdog

Dogs 2016

ALIGNING THE CLOTH
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layering
in the winter
takes a bit
of care

if the seams
are not matched
on the sleeves

on the legs

the accumulated
clothing
may seem
more a straightjacket
than insulating
material

a twisted
textile mess

like boxers
oblique

I know

it sounds
a bit anal

OCD

but those
of us
who have suffered
later in the day
from haphazard
morning dress
understand
the practicality
of such attention
to detail

pardon us
if we take
a few extra minutes
to prepare

are my
seams
straight?

are they?