Poet’s Corner

Submitted by David Kaplan

                                                            CANIS MAJOR

                                                            The great Overdog,
                                                            That heavenly beast
                                                            With a star in one eye,
                                                            Gives a leap in the east.

                                                            He dances upright
                                                            All the way to the west,
                                                            And never once drops
                                                            On his forefeet to rest.

                                                            I’m a poor underdog,
                                                            But tonight I will bark
                                                            With the great Overdog
                                                            That romps through the dark.

                                                            –Robert Frost, 1928

Canis-Major

Canis-Major. Source: Linda Hall Library of Science and Engineering.

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