Walking my mind in the park
I whisper to her to behave
not to stray too far…or people will stare
She sniffs inspiration in a hedge
and tugs insistently on her leash
‘keep it quiet’, I whisper
and she’s off!
I watch her chase dreams and images
She returns grinning
and with swagger to boot!

©Vivian Zems

Hedge 55– a poem in just 55 words (tough- this one!)