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Tanka Dog Poems | Tanka Poems About Dog

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Playing Enthusiastically

                                              Playmates illusion
                                       Feline stretches on its back
                                              Pup engages play
                                       Leaps into air with surprise
                                    Scratched nose, engages again

                                         By Eve Roper 11/20/2014

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everyone said he was too small for a good watch dog.... why did he leave such a big hole in our hearts?
.................................... 3/24/15 For Andrea's Contest: Tanka 3 Return To Top Ten

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Strange Love

Why do I love you?
When I look into your face
Your teeth are too big,
That nose is extremely long.
Yet all I want in a dog.

Written by Brenda Meier-Hans 

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Molly A Dachshunds The Center of Attention


                                  Small little Molly
                          Waddles around in the yard
                                  Center attention
                     Birth of two children changed things
                         We forgot,  Molly!!! Outside!!!

                             Contest: Dachshunds 
                            Sponsor: Rob Carmack 

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talking about art
there is a picture I love
pablo picasso
it is his three musicians
a study in cubism

the three dressed as clowns
clarinet    guitar    and voice
so it would appear
a dog under the table
its paws    like shadows    protrude

varied    colorful
the feeling is happy    warm
a staff of black notes
one with a mask    carnival!
why the dog in attendance?

Readers!   If you know this painting, please enlighten me. Even if you haven’t seen it, take a 
shot.  D.R.A.

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Golden In The Shade - Tanka

This is the old grove
where I would unhook his leash
so he could run free-
Squirrels may be glad he is gone
but leaves have gilded his grave

Sitting in the shade
feathering grass with fingers
I feel soft, long ears---
I can almost feel the thump
of his tail hitting my legs

For Contest Sponsored By Amy Green

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Safe Spot

                              go spot no spot stop
                      light is red now green I scream
                              dashing in and out
                      a clean sweep he lifts and bounce
                      tail wagging his ball retrieved 

       T Reams