A Walk With My Dog

A Walk With My Dog

During a brief
pause in
I found my
mind uneasily
shifting into
the void of
And as I
pondered upon
the unused hours
emanating from
an ancient clock
in the toolshed
of lost time
I found that
there was
little time left
and decided to
take a walk
with my dog.

James G. Piatt

Dr. Piatt’s poetry collections include “The Silent Pond,” “Ancient Rhythms,” and “Light.” His poem “Teach Me,” was the poem of the year at Long Story Short, and many of his poems have been featured as ‘poems of the month’ in numerous magazines, including Poetry Poetics Pleasure.  He has several poems nominated for both Pushcart, and Best of Web awards. He earned his BS and MA from California State Polytechnic University, and his doctorate from BYU.

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