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Tale of Tails


If you find a tail with a dog attached,
Say, "Hi!" and pat his head.
But if to the tail a Rottweiler’s latched,
Better nothing's said!

(From my book, Tale of Tails with a Thirst for Verse.)

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  1. Date: 2/2/2012 7:12:00 AM

    I have truly enjoyed reading your poetry you have posted here at PoetrySoup. You are a very special poet and I wish you the best in your life and with your poetry James. Two thumbs up to you. Love and best wishes always, Carol

  1. Date: 2/15/2011 4:56:00 PM

    This Quatrain is so enchanting and fun, well done, your book must be wonderful~~

  1. Date: 2/8/2011 4:27:00 PM

    Good one, James! I know some Rottweilers are friendly, but they're known to be very aggressive. Enjoyed your poem! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 2/8/2011 3:55:00 PM

    Nikki's feelings would be hurt if no one pet her, not all rotties are scary, but this is a cute little poem

  1. Date: 2/8/2011 3:49:00 PM

    Good advice in this presentation with good descriptiveness and rhyming.