November 8, 2018


I made a NASA joke at my dogs expense


he was wanting/not-wanting to come in

sniffing at the edges of the lawn

exploring where it met the walk

beside his step up into warmth

one last adventure before bed

Impatient, I called to him

“Enough with the curiosity, Rover!”

and laughed


Rufus' NASA Joke
A poem by Peter Rhebergen

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