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Andrea Dietrich Avatar Andrea Dietrich - LIFETIME Premium Member Andrea Dietrich - Premium MemberPremium Member Send Soup Mail Go to Poets Blog Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem of the day entitled Snickers which was written by poet Andrea Dietrich.


Snickers

Barking at the people who
walk behind our house
is a dog that as a pup
was bought by my spouse.

Tiny border collie mix
he was meant to be,
but a Texas cow dog is
what most people see!

Chocolate-caramel, nutty too,
so it seems just right
he’s named for a candy bar;
just don’t take a bite!


Word Count shows 62 but different at another one. I count 60.
May 23, 2017 for Laura Loo's  ONE of FIVE-70 words or less Poetry Contest
In 7/5 Trochee form. Topic #4: Your Pet

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Date: 5/26/2017 4:05:00 PM
- Congratulations on your cute p.o.t.d., Andrea :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)

Date: 5/26/2017 3:53:00 PM
Congratulations on receiving POTD! Adorable poem Andrea :)

Date: 5/26/2017 11:44:00 AM
Love it

Date: 5/26/2017 11:16:00 AM
No reason to snicker over having this one picked as poem of the day, Andrea. Congratulations! :-)

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Date: 5/26/2017 11:43:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry
Congrats
Date: 5/26/2017 10:08:00 AM
Back to congratulate you on POTD :)

Date: 5/26/2017 9:24:00 AM
A very cute poem about your sweet dog, Andrea. Congratulations on your 'Poem of the Day' honor! Sandra

Date: 5/26/2017 9:21:00 AM
Congratulations! Love this. I had a border-collie-pekinese mix for 15 years. He was long-haired, aggressive, and had to be sedated to groom! But we made it through until I had to give him up.

Date: 5/26/2017 9:21:00 AM
Congratulations! Love this. I had a border-collie-pekinese mix for 15 years. He was long-haired, aggressive, and had to be sedated to groom! But we made it through until I had to give him up.

Date: 5/26/2017 8:51:00 AM
Congrats Andrea on POTD. Such a cute little poem about your dog... love the name :)

Date: 5/26/2017 8:04:00 AM
Congrats Andrea on your fun potd... beautiful

Date: 5/26/2017 7:38:00 AM
It's too bad I can't see the picture but I love this delicious poem. Congratulations on PotD Andrea:)

Date: 5/26/2017 7:36:00 AM
Congrats on POTD Andrea

Date: 5/26/2017 7:30:00 AM
Back to say congratulations on potd Andrea:)

Date: 5/26/2017 5:36:00 AM
What a fun poem, he sounds 'delicious'!

Date: 5/26/2017 3:58:00 AM
Congrats on POTD, Andrea. I love your desctiotion of your dog.

Date: 5/26/2017 12:20:00 AM
Hi Andrea. I adore Dogs and have had many of them over the years. But my Rotty, 'Bear' is defo the pick of the bunch. Nice dog nice poem, my friend. Congrats on your win.....Peter

Date: 5/25/2017 9:09:00 PM
Congrats on your win Andrea

Date: 5/25/2017 7:31:00 PM
dropping back with my congrats Andrea:-) hugs jan xx

Date: 5/25/2017 6:56:00 PM
Hi Andrea, i really like this write. We don't have a dog here anymore but dogs just seem to like me for dome reason. They always stop by me when I'm out, just to say hello. Maybe they think I'm a big toy or something, that is what our sheeba used to think. Does it have to be called snickers, I'm feeling hungry now. Hope it does well in the contest. It is a definite seven and a fave Andrea. Hugs....Mike. XX

Date: 5/25/2017 3:47:00 PM
My God, I missing my dog...Good luck

Date: 5/25/2017 1:33:00 PM
He is a pretty good dog , he is beautiful. I am more for the small dogs. Good luck in the contest.

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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 5/25/2017 2:41:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry
I prefer small ones too but my hubbie just HAD to have what we have! Actually we were told he was a miniature Australian shepherd/border collie mix. What a lie!! He is about as miniature as Santa Clause.
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 5/25/2017 2:41:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry
Looks like my real picture of him has disappeared again.
Date: 5/25/2017 1:07:00 AM
very nice I love animals

Date: 5/24/2017 8:24:00 PM
I used to have a blue heeler. Great pets! Love the poem, Andrea:)

Date: 5/24/2017 7:30:00 PM
Love the humor in the last stanza..Nicely penned Andrea

Date: 5/24/2017 6:05:00 PM
Love the name Snickers. So clever how you used his name to create this piece. It may seem light to others but I really love this poem. A Fav.

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