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Dogs 2017

THE LAST MORNING
(9/8/17)

as the years
go by

the odds
increase

that this
brushing
of teeth

that this
bodily
showering

that this
clothing
of self

may not
be repeated
tomorrow

all of these
little

bothersome

routines

may soon
seem like
miracles

from the vantage
point
of a hospital bed

a ditch

a morgue

what we
wouldn't give then
to bring again
a cup
to our lips

for just
one more sip
of coffee