Poemdog

Dogs 2018

ECHOES OF PAIN
(1/26/18)

the hurt
has mostly
healed

yet
remembered spasms
of suffering
remain

dreams
of debilitated
movement

we limp

we favor

as if still
in the throes
of torment

these
idiosyncrasies
will subside

we shall
straighten

but for
now

we grimace
out of habit

no longer
eliciting
sympathy