Author: Bench


The dog barks
Bares its sharp fangs
Stares at us with wary eyes.
Ready to sink its teeth
Anytime we make a false move.

We walk slowly
Not wanting to show fear
Not daring to move fast
Not revealing our purpose
Masked in the hazy fumes of gin.

The head ensnared in a piece of rope,
Its legs caught in the net
Thick wood smashes it heads.
The tongue lolls out
As it falls to the ground.

Now, not a whimper, not a whine
Can be heard in the dusty street
But the drunken laughter of friends
Pouring glass after glass of gin
As they wait for the dog to cook.


Comments on this poem/writing:

luc ( -- Wednesday, May 14 2003, 11:28 am

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hehe i liked the ending cought me by surprise there... good poem to .. :)
LinzAy ( -- Wednesday, May 14 2003, 05:26 pm


Well, that endeddifferently than expected! Good one :)
Dino ( -- Wednesday, May 14 2003, 09:11 pm

Wow! Watch out!

When the friendly dog suddenly wants to tear this very nice person apart, I have to wonder why? Why is he acting that way? I've never seen him do that before. Did you eat a dog recently? That is why! The scent of that dog is coming out the pores of your skin. Your sweating, and all that dog knows, that you have now become that dog, and you are in his territory. BEWARE! For you are now a dog. I've seen this personally. Nice poem Bench. Great idea for a poem. Let's eat!
Bench ( -- Monday, May 19 2003, 12:46 am

Hey there!

Luc/Linzay, thanks!

Dino, have eaten dog but not recently. i see people do this a lot from where i come from. Thanks for the comment.
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