God Is My Co-Pilot

Why do the dogs howl so?
They do not, save at night.
She asked it, as she ever did, as if I being all-wise could tell all.
So I laughed and said that maybe I had put a spell on them to howl for me.
I caught her hand with the needle in it, and drave the needle into my palm, for the joy of the prick of her needle.