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Saving a Strange Animal On the Side of the Road






Saving a Strange Animal
On the Side of the Road


What a curious creature--
so appreciative--

raising
her lethargic
three claws

she seems to ask:

may I shake
your hand
in gratitude 



before I go? 







Gil Hoy







Gil Hoy is a Boston poet and semi-retired trial lawyer studying poetry at Boston University through its Evergreen program. Hoy previously received a B.A. in Philosophy and Political Science from Boston University, an M.A. in Government from Georgetown University, and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law. He served as a Brookline, Massachusetts Selectman for four terms. Hoy’s poetry has appeared most recently in Chiron Review, Ariel Chart, The New Verse News, Social Justice Poetry, The Potomac, The Penmen Review and elsewhere.










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