Just One More

It’s over.

The sun is setting. The game bag is full.

But there -just there – he hears roosters cackling.

And so he sits, paw sore, weary, nose to the wind, ears cocked, ready.

Because perhaps, perhaps, we can go after just one more.Trip

It’s over.

I’ve shot my daily limit. The sky is darkening.

I watch him, nose to the wind and my tired feet twitch with anticipation.  I too want to follow the siren song of just one more.

It’s over.

But still we sit together, noses to the wind.

Wishing for just one more.

nolasugar_bwbadge_pm

 

Advertisements

7 comments on “Just One More

  1. dianeschuller.com says:

    aw, what a good boy. And dogs doing what their instincts meant for them to do is heartwarming.

  2. Great portrait, well suited for black and white I think.

  3. Mom says:

    That is a blog to write a book around!
    Only bird hunters who follow their dogs and watch the effort, the intensity, and the joy will fully understand. Like you..and me.

  4. […] now you should probably go read Just One More. While it’s true at the end of just about any hunt, it was written about those last bits of […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s