Argos, Odysseus's Dog

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Argos, Odysseus’s Dog


      (See The Odyssey 17.290-327)

      Another hunting dog poem, i.m. Timothy Murphy


      Argos, with your mange-scabbed coat,
      Shipwreck of ribs, washed up among
      The midden’s refuse, the mules’ dung,
      Do you still track the wild goat

      Through dreams of oregano and . . .
      . . . . . . .
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