(National Poetry Month, Day 2)
On this second day of National Poetry Month, I’d like to pay tribute to the worthy predecessor of Gilligan: my late, great spaniel-lab-mutt, Pat (Padraig Harrington—really!).
Here’s Robert Frost’s “Span of Life,” in honor of Paddy:
Span of Life
The old dog barks backward without getting up.
I can remember when he was a pup.