sound of fireworks

veteran reaches for

his support dog

John J. Dunphy

Failed Haiku 6:66

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I wrote this poem before ever seeing this incredible photo.

I found this uncredited photo on Facebook. I have been unable to identify the photographer.

John J. Dunphy owns The Second Reading Book Shop in Alton, IL USA. Google him to learn more about this enigmatic person who is such a gifted writer and poet.