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Best Dog Poems

Below are the all-time best Dog poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of dog poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member My Dog
Every time you look at me
Brown eyes say, "I love you"
When you're lying next to me
Your snuggle says it too

That soft brown skin's inviting smell
I...

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Categories: best friend, dog, love,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member AT THE FOOTBRIDGE - LIMERICK COLLABORATION
At the footbridge Sue was meeting her beau
(He was married to a woman called Flo)
Sue soon found out his deception
She dismembered his erection
For his love...

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Categories: dog, betrayal, body, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Starry Starry Night
When Wishes were made on a shooting star
The Heavens looked down and smiled
With sprinkles of stardust on a whisper of moonbeams
They created for us a...

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Categories: dog, anti bullying, art, beauty, death, depression,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member H-E-A-R-T of L-O-V-E
               Oh how I love you.
     ...

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Categories: dog, i love you, life, love,
Form: Shape
Thinking Out Loud
~writer's notes~

i think out loud
from my fingers to a keyboard 
so forgive me if my speak
is somewhat long winded
if it has swirls and curls
this is...

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Categories: dog, angel, beauty, love,
Form: Dramatic monologue



Premium Member Real Men Wear Pink
I stand about five feet eight
I'll admit, I'm a tad overweight
Drive an old pick up truck
Not one to pass the buck
At the moment have a...

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Categories: dog, character, funny, humor, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Old man
Silently he sat in darkness, flinching at the sight of light.
Which created a glow reflecting on his balding head.
His cold glare did not help my...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dog, angst, dark, life,
Form: Prose
My Affair With A Frost Flower State Of Affairs


There’s a beguiling danger in beauty…

seduced as I was by the fickle fingers of fate musingly stroking my hair,
I envisaged
this lusciously lavish landscape 
of sun-raptured...

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Categories: dog, betrayal, dark, emotions, heartbreak, introspection, irony,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Passion in Black and White - Erotic Verse
POTD 7th Mar 2018

I trust you like the music video clip which enhances the poem

Like dark molten honey caressing her tongue
and soul food for taste...

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Categories: dog, romantic, sensual, sexy,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Tower rebuilt
I shall resolve to leave this
Place now...
And steadfastly search out,
Nestling between ridge and bluff
Amidst the folds of a foreign 
Land,
Several acres of unkempt ground
Fallow and...

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Categories: dog, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Will Shepard
The day Will Shepard shot my dog
His barn burned to the soil;
The flames licked at the Autumn sky,
The smoke as black as oil.
I dropped the...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dog, animals, cowboy-western, death, loss, day, world,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Painting with Words
Painting with Words

If I were an artist instead of a poet
I’d paint what I knew as others would know it.

I’d be a Renoir and never...

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Categories: dog, poetry, writing,
Form: Couplet
I heard I might find a poet here Part 3

"May I?" she asked motioning to my dog-eared notepad as a child might
asking for a cookie expecting to be told it would spoil her dinner
I...

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Categories: dog, beauty, poetry,
Form: Epic
Premium Member EULOGY FOR GOD
Oh, Lord! Lest one is asleep,
the purge to kill you,yet again,
is quite deep.
Some, who read your word in
the Bible, re-create it, with myths
that are long...

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Categories: dog, abortion, faith, god, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Doggy Style
The eighties set fashion on fire,
That’s why it’s the look I desire!
So I’ve nailed it, long-term,
With a hot poodle perm,
Just like Brian May, Cher and...

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Categories: beauty, dog, fun, funny, hair, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The Curse: COLLABORATION
A man with a quiet demeanor
was cursed with a miniscule wiener.
He tried lotions and pills
But not one cured his ills.
Now he's a silent nail hole...

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Categories: dog, body, humor,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member INTERMINGLE
I wiped away a single tear
That had fallen from my eye
(You told me simply we were friends)
You left me after only a year
(But you conceal...

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Categories: dog, loss, love hurts,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member STREETLIFE
I’m on my way into the grocery store
when I see him huddled near the shop doorway
In his outstretched hand
an empty coffee cup
I throw in a...

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Categories: dog, environment, society,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ollyver, My Beloved
"i carry your heart with me(i carry it in
my heart)i am never without it(anywhere
i go you go . . . "
    ...

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Categories: dog, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Food Inglorious Food
Be it known as convenience food, junk food or munchies;
whether spicy, melt-in-your-mouth soft, or crunchy,
food, inglorious food, seduces with ease
and ensnares with the emptiest of...

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Categories: dog, food,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Invisible: co-written with C Devonshire
clad in rags, he wanders on Wall Street
   he is invisible to hustling stock brokers
       he is...

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Categories: dog, remember, veterans day,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member LATE OCTOBER HAIKU
LATE AUTUMN HAIKU

they’re almost gone now
how brown, bare the branches look
some toys in the leaves

when rain turns to snow
how sad those two last roses
brave faces...

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Categories: dog, seasons,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member SURVIVAL IN THE MIDST OF IGNORANCE
My prayers are not asking you to
 
save me from my enemy.
 
My children have turned their backs.
 
They praise dance with many
 
Adversaries-
 
When...

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Categories: dog, analogy, spoken word, wisdom,
Form: Classicism
I must Carpe Diem
I used to live life full of dreams 
Planning, for many years to come.
Where I will be, when I will go,
A future that was filled...

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Categories: dog, death, family, feelings, life, love, thanksgiving,
Form: Carpe Diem
Premium Member Dogs and Cats
In my life, I’ve had about five . . . . . . . . . . . DOGS

What naughty chewing little beasts they ....

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Categories: cat, dog,
Form: Acrostic