Monday, March 2, 2015

Winter Wars


a drizzle from the previous evening
has formed an ice crusted 
the pups walk gingerly with each step
as an occasional 
foot breaks through
the brittle surface

it does not make
for fast yard play

my dogs are stick eaters
they hunt and search
for any piece of twig
breaking the white

I have no idea
what twigs taste like
perhaps I should try one
they apparently are delicious
delicious enough to fight over

wars have been started
over lesser reasons


Rohrerbot said...

Oh pooches. Anything to carry, they will. Anything they can chew, they will. Looks like a beautiful day to be out:)

Sylvia K said...

I do agree with Chris, my dogs were the same way when I lived in Montana! And we did have such cold, snowy winters!! Great capture for the day!! Hope you and the doggies have a wonderful new week, Reena!! Stay warm!!

Florida Farm Girl said...

Good to see you, Reena!! Love the pups.

Barb said...

What cute pups - I hope they declare a truce!

Unknown said...

I like that they hunt side by side. Good friends I imagine.

Unknown said...

I do love seeing photos of your pups. They are too cute.


Author R. Mac Wheeler said...

aww...I wanted more pix of the pups.

Daryl said...

adorbs ... and i wonder about catnip in the same way .. my boys will often 'fight' over a catnip toy .. those two are the cutest .. and damn it when are we going to get together ... its been WAY too long

Pat Tillett said...

Nice words and a great photo! Also, so darn cute...

Anonymous said...

Such cute dogs. They look like they've become great pals.

Betty Manousos said...

welcome back!!!

you got some beautiful shots, reena.
and your pups are so cute!

Audrey Howitt aka Divalounger said...

Sticks are probably as good a reason as any I suppose--your two remind me of my old girls and the young pups down the street

Louisette said...

Lovely post, nice dogs, greeting from Belgium.

Pat Tillett said...

I like both the words and photo.
Love those cute pooches...

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Coloring Outside the Lines said...

They do like sticks...and trash and shoes and anything they can chew on! Cute pups, super shot!

CherryPie said...

Missing your posts... I hope you are OK xx

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