Almanac Poetry: Five Miles from…

 

 

Dog on the Tucker Box, near Gundagai, New South Wales, 2005. [Source: Wikimedia Commons.]

 

Five Miles from …

 

The dog sat on the tucker box;
‘sat’, perhaps, a euphemism
for the bodily function
this iconic canine performed.

 

 

 

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About

Kevin Densley is a poet and writer-in-general. His fourth book-length poetry collection, Sacredly Profane, was published in late 2020 by Ginninderra Press. He is also the co-author of ten play collections for young people, as well as a multi Green Room Award nominated play, Last Chance Gas, which was published by Currency Press. Other writing includes screenplays for educational films.

Comments

  1. Dogs in bronze…perhaps you could team up with Haiku Bob for a tribute to Hachiko next time, Kevin?

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hachik%C5%8D

  2. Kevin Densley says

    Hi JL – I’m game if Bob is!

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