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how can that dog be barkin' in the backyard?
we ran over him years ago
how can that dog be runnin' by the back fence?
we ran over him years ago
ghost of a dog
barkin' in the backyard
how can that dog be scratchin' at the back door?
we ran over him years ago
how can that dog be lying under that shady tree
where we buried him years ago?
ghost of a dog
flyin' through the back yard

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    ckurtisDec 9, 2009 at 4:56 pm
    The dog is a metaphor for a love or a relationship she had that ended but it still "barks" at her and enters her mind.

    The backyard is her memory. Maybe the shady tree is when or where the relationship ended.


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