Thirst And Toenails MAG

By Unknown, Unknown, Unknown

   The shrill cries

echo in the coolness of the morning



Her stiff body slips and falls

as she tries to stand up.



Her toenails clink on the cold

of the linoleum floor.



She struts toward her bowl

for a drink of water



Collar dangling

like the sound of bells



As she laps the water

her thirst is quenched



and slowly she returns

to the comfort of her warm mattress





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on May. 7 2014 at 9:14 am
bewareofbunnyrabbits SILVER, Winona, Minnesota
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Favorite Quote:
"Empty yourself and let the universe fill you." -Yogi Tea

I like how you keep the reader guessing. I thought it was a person for the first few lines and then I figured it out and I like that

on Oct. 3 2010 at 6:05 pm
kmarie14 PLATINUM, Hyrum, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
"Life is either an adventure...or nothing" -Helen Keller

ya its really good, I was wondering the same thing

on Aug. 1 2010 at 8:30 pm
Imaginedangerous PLATINUM, Riverton, Utah
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Is it a cat or a dog?

on Apr. 17 2009 at 4:49 pm
this is interesting


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