Morrie – Judy Dykstra-Brown

Morrie looks so much like Gibbs. I read this and I really missed Gibbs. They are such great dogs. Disobedient, destructive, smart. And they BARK a lot.

Gibbs right before he passed.


 

lifelessons - a blog by Judy Dykstra-Brown

Morrie

He displays such fierce bravado, barking at the man
who dares to try approach me. He’ll bite him if he can.
If he does not get his nuance, perhaps he’ll get his grasping.
If he can’t heed the exposed teeth, perhaps he’ll get their clasping.

If that human could but read the globes of Morrie’s widening eyes,
he’d need no communication in any other guise
from this dog that has decided he is his only rival
for his mistress’s affection. Every time, there’s a revival

of his barking and his lunging should this man dare approach me.
It’s as though he fears he’s coming with intentions to come poach me.
With everybody else, he is a charmer through-and-through.
He cannot wait to make a friend of anyone who’s new.

His emotions are a crazy-quilt of trying hard to please—
of greeting you with ball in mouth and jumping at…

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Categories: dogs, Marilyn Armstrong, Scottish Terrier

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  1. They look like wonderful love mutts. I like Scotties. We can’t let dogs into our Home Depot anymore. Sad. I always enjoys the dogs coming in.

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    • They are a lot of fun. They have a sense of humor, too. But we stopped taking our dogs places where they might pick up diseases years ago. I know they enjoy it and so did we, but there were too many cases of various illnesses from dog parks and pet stores.

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  2. A dog of distinction….

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