Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

leeloo_paw
Mood: Slow
Drinking: Diet Dr. Pepper

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

When she sleeps,
curled like a cashew
on the moss-green couch,
her paws give off the fragrance
of a Frito bakery,
salted and warm.
During long mid-morning naps
she runs down brown rabbits,
dreaming paws twitching
with every imaginary stride.

-Lo, admitted paw-sniffer.

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