#11

please don't tell anyone
but i have a Chiweenie. 
his name is Felix. 
Felix is a small appetizer
of a dog - 
a little Fifi -
a tiny Foo.
He tries very hard to speak to me
with leaps and racing,
a cocked head, a shiver,
a whine.
When I returned home from work today
he tore circles around me in delight
and said, unabashedly,
"I left you a tootsie roll 
near the door."