Raymond Park, by Upland Road Black and white hound mix with mismatched eyes; you would be loved by D. Bowie.
Glacken Field, by Huron Avenue We met all eight pounds of you and were smitten: small soft Dachshund named Bev.
Huron Avenue + Aberdeen Avenue Gleeful dash across the street, that German Shepherd running on three legs.
That golden retriever walking on the sidewalk. That shaggy black dog standing on the sidewalk. That golden lab at the soccer field. That old black lab at the playground. That very old poodle at the playground. That Great Dane hanging out at that bar. That Miniature
47th Street + 9th Avenue Hey, you, French Bulldog, in your sleeveless black band tee: you are so metal.
Berry Street + North 12th Street Tethered big Bernese – patient, waiting for owner as drunk friends pet you.
Four from my "Haiku for a Dog I Don't Know" series are up on Vitamin W! For the full post, see it on Vitamin W. Originally published on June 9, 2014. ---
The Uptown 1 Train Riding the subway people grin at you. You yawn – a bored New Yorker.
116th Street + Broadway Wait, are you a horse? No, just a chest-high Great Dane chasing birds, joyful.
48th Street + 10th Avenue Two patient pup puffs, off-leash, wait for signal. Then – cross street like bullets.