To Three Buddies
One of Circuit’s compelling scenes
can be glimpsed some days near Linda Jean’s.
Well-behaved and seated by the door:
two Chinese Crested dogs and a Labrador.
Hairlessness is deemed one of the Crested’s flaws;
but it does have fur on its head, tail, and paws.
Inspection tells me each is a girl;
they hail from the other side of the world.
So, regardless of their lack of hair,
they’re friends of the Lab, who doesn’t care.
And what dog-lover could ask any more
of the friendly retrieving Labrador?