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Our old hound dog

         OLD HOUN’

 

Old Houn’ is what we call our dog.

He answers to that name.

He’s supposed to be a watchdog,

But treats everyone the same.

 

Whoever comes to our front door

Is greeted with a kiss,

Then he’ll belly-up for a rub,

With a grand look of bliss.

 

He mothers orphaned kittens,

For which he baby-sits,

Though his look of total boredom

Belies his love of it.

 

9/12/89            Phyllis DeWitt VanVleck

 

1’st … Arkansas   NPD 1989

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