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Dion O’Reilly

Dion O’Reilly has spent much of her life in the company of cows, horses, pigs, goats, a baleful Amazonian parrot, and many enormous dogs. As a child she would nap with her favorite pig and is infamous in her family for refusing to leave the pigpen to kiss her grandmother goodbye. She lives in Soquel, California.

— From May 2017

Ghost Dogs

Two hundred pounds apiece, / with strong bodies, great black heads, and / sad, sagging faces, they were my companions / through the long years of childhood. / Mastiffs. Herds of them — studs, / a handful of bitches, scores of puppies.

May 2017
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