The Language of Things
Daily Prompt: You have to write a message to someone dear to you, telling that person how much he/she means to you. However — instead of words, you can only use 5-10 objects to convey your emotions. Which objects do you choose, and what do they mean?
I open up a box of MarroBones and lay out 5-10 in front of Pup.
He’s watching me, tail wagging and mouth watering.
“Waiiiiiitttt…….” I say holding my hand up.
He sits, watching me steadily. His mouth stops panting as he appears to be concentrating on my face.
“Ok go get them!” I yell excitedly as I point to the cookies. He scampers around to collect them onto his favorite section of carpet before settling in and scarfing them down.
Do dogs love? That is a question I heard someone musing recently. I don’t know for sure, but I do know that if the roles were reversed, he’d do the same for me.
Of course, I could try this on my mother, a real person, but she’d just snort at me and close her eyes.