City Sapling

The sapling on the city street
struggles to become a tree
Too beloved of the dogs
who daily offer wet salutes
Such kindness trickles down
burns the bark and maims the roots
When you take your dog to pee
Please have mercy on the tree

Is Dog Pee Killing City Trees?

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One Response to City Sapling

  1. Doug says:

    Yeah, I get it. Mostly successful shying my moose puppy for the baby branches.



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