Tag: “Span of Life”

In Honor of Pat

(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.