Rusty The Dog

Haiku For Rusty The Dog by Bonnie Ditlevsen

Haiku for Rusty the Dog Gnawing sounds on rawhide the one-eyed shelter dog, saved, his thick coat now groomed Donated land, then a shed built for homeless dogs Lisa perseveres Who shot this poor boy in the eye? Then “doctored it” instead of a vet? Fractured skull, the bullet maybe even still in there; thousands…