Pawprint MAG

October 30, 2011
By palindrome97 BRONZE, League City, Texas
palindrome97 BRONZE, League City, Texas
3 articles 0 photos 1 comment

Favorite Quote:
"Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent." -Victor Hugo

She hurt her knee
When he knocked her over
Because elderly people
And bundles of energy
Are a bad mix.

So we ran the hose
And he got his golden feet
All dirty
And got all of our hands
The rough, wrinkled ones
And the soft, young ones
Dirty too
As we tried
To hold him still
Long enough
To sign her card.

That muddy streak was
A golden retriever's

You hurt me
With your verbal abuse
But you're my father.
We can't be
A bad mix.

So I live with it
You yell those words
That are
All dirty
And have made our vocabularies,
The once innocent ones,
Dirty too.
We try
To have opinions
But it hurts
To always be
Proved wrong

You're not a dog.
A pawprint
Won't suffice for your

Similar Articles


This article has 2 comments.

on Feb. 21 2013 at 2:12 pm
ChrisJ PLATINUM, Rochester, New York
24 articles 15 photos 289 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.”
- Martin Luther King Jr.

Really great and moving!

on Nov. 17 2011 at 12:06 pm
hobo12321 PLATINUM, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
20 articles 11 photos 62 comments

Favorite Quote:
none, there's too many, although the one about the grapefruit is good. Any by Douglas Adams

Wow, amazing comparison! and beautiful imagery & structure.

Swoon Reads

Aspiring Writer? Take Our Online Course!