Table of Contents
   How It Beginsp. 1
   How It Is with Us, and How It Is with Themp. 3
   If You Are Holding This Bookp. 5
   Every Dog's Storyp. 7
   The Storm (Bear)p. 9
   Conversationsp. 11
   Luke's Junkyard Songp. 15
   Lukep. 19
   Her Gravep. 23
   Benjamin, Who Came from Who Knows Wherep. 31
   The Dog Has Run Off Againp. 33
   Holding On to Benjaminp. 35
   The Poetry Teacherp. 39
   Bazougcyp. 41
   Ropesp. 43
   Percyp. 47
   Schoolp. 49
   Little Dog's Rhapsody in the Nightp. 51
   Time Passesp. 53
   Untitledp. 55
   Percy Wakes Mep. 57
   The Sweetness of Dogsp. 61
   Percy Speaks While I Am Doing Taxesp. 63
   Percy, Waiting for Rickyp. 65
   Percy (2002-2009)p. 67
   For I Will Consider My Dog Percyp. 69
   The First Time Percy Came Backp. 77
   Ricky Talks About Talkingp. 79
   The Wicked Smilep. 83
   The Travelerp. 87
   Show Timep. 89
   A Bad Dayp. 93
   Henryp. 95
   How a Lot of Us Become Friendsp. 101
   You Never Know Where a Conversation Is Going to Gop. 103
   Dog Talkp. 107
   Notep. 123
   Creditsp. 125