Absolute Twaddle: The Black Dog

26 May, 2020 by katelaity

black dog human (1)The Black Dog

 

Do not feed the black dog

Do not give him bread

If you feed the black dog

He stays inside your head

 

Do not feed the black dog

Do not give him meat

Else he’ll stick right by your side

Tripping up your feet.

 

 

 

[Image as always courtesy of the British Library Flickr account: “The Doctor’s Family; or, the Fortunes of the Cartels. A tale with illustrations by E. Bayard. Translated [from from ‘Nous Autres’] by H. Frith,  Author(s): Girardin, Jules Marie Alfred ; Frith, Henry, 1884.]

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