Pooch, I love you lots as you well know, but Boss has said it’s time to show. You must behave as best you can while I’m away a half-day’s span. The Roomba zooms, the t.v.’s on, so do chill out the hours I’m gone. I’d rather not come home to find a mess from stress, the canine kind.
A native Virginian, Jane Blanchard lives and writes in Georgia. Her collections include After Before (2019), In or Out of Season (2020), Never Enough Already (2021), and Sooner or Later (2022).