#OTR50 Day 109: Dog Days

I’ve been writing quite a bit of poetry and/or short pieces about the dogs of late. Not to mention the occasional dual dog and poem post. I believe the reason for this lies bundled inside my exhaustion. I have been burning the candle on both ends for weeks now. . . loads of things going […]

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#OTR50 Day 108: Luna & Abby

Everyone needs a BFF! When Luna was still a tiny rescue puppy at about 12 weeks, we met our neighbors and their dog, Abby. Abby was about one at the time and it was an instant puppy friendship. Luna looked like a miniature Abby. Although she now has a slight brown overtone in places, as […]

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#OTR50 Day 106: Puppy Eyes

You welcome this weary traveler home with expressive eyes | I see you and you see me | You worry that I don’t know that you missed me. . .I know | You need me to know that I should stay. . . I know

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#OTR50 Day 99: Captioning the Dog

Luna’s ability to express her emotions, wants, and needs regularly astounds me. Perhaps it is just that I’ve had fluffy dogs and furry dogs in my life for so long. Her short velvety fur hides nothing and I can see her emotions roll across her face. This look is simply, “play with me pleeeeeeeeeaaaase!” She’s […]

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#OTR50 Day 96: Smoosh – Puppy Love

Smoosh -Puppy Love On any given evening When the world is overwhelming When the week has been long A snuggle can preserve sanity Puppy love can make all the difference 269 Days to go #OTR50 Note: the photos are mine, this prompt is only for me. © Randi Sumner

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#OTR50 Day 95: Old Lady Puppy

She knows our rhythms and we know hers | She knows how to nest with us and our home every which way |Laying out across the long sofa, she spoons herself against a chest | Lounging with a laptop, she presses her side against our legs […]

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#OTR50 Day 91: Rolling in the Mud

I want to live my life with the kind of simple happiness and spontaneity that Luna has rolling in the cool mud on a hot sunny day. […]

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#OTR50 Day 60: Dog Photo Prompt 2*

Luna was nervous. She didn’t understand why the humans were moving all the furniture. Why was her favorite seat going outside? Was she supposed to snuggle on the front lawn now? What? Why! […]

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#OTR50 Day 59: Dog Photo Prompt*

I’ve been using the WordPress “Discover” feature every few days and have run across several writers prompt pages that use various photos and/or graphics. I decided to try using one of my own images as a writing prompt just for me. She whined and fussed, trying to make herself understood. Life would be so much […]

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