Poem 11

The barking dog outside
is called Spot
and like all Spots
he really annoys me

I’ve probably upset Spot
by saying that
but like all Spots
he’ll forget me and
go on barking.

I forget who I am
Spot does not
and remembers when
it’s dinner time

just to be awkward
he’s stopped barking
now.

© 2017, John Smallshaw.