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Updated on January 23, 2011

Sea Dog

The sea, like a shaggy dog,

          flops and pounces on the sand

                    leaving a ragged trail.

Sweeps the shore with his tail,

          tickles and licks at my toes.

Nighttime sun burnishes


               across his shaggy locks,

                            announcing bedtime.

The faithful dog stays on,

          sleeping not,

                    upon the bedded shore.


©11-14-89 C. Elizabeth Carl

© 5-6-10 C. Elizabeth (Carl) Elias



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