Muddy won’t sleep with wind up his ears or
when his eyes stick to a dragonfly.
And I can’t read books with tugboats and clouds
between me and the sky.
But we agree, this dog and me,
we’ll just sit here waiting to see
what if any wonder
might pass us by.
Alex is an attorney and author from Georgia’s Appalachian foothills, and he’s proud to call New Orleans home. A member of Peauxdunque Writer’s Alliance, Alex’s fiction, poetry, essays, interviews, and music and book reviews have been published widely around the country. You can follow him on INSTAGRAM and check out his portfolio here.