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August 2019
 
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Dog Star

by Jonathan Pinnock


Like a
Shooting star with a waggy tail
Like a
Cosmic hound with a vapour trail
Laika

Like a
Stray in search of a long-lost bone
Like a
Rolling stone from The Twilight Zone
Laika

We’ll never see another like her
So take a picture with your Leica
Serenade her on a balalaika

But remember
Laika


© 2009 Jonathan Pinnock

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