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Best Puppy Poems

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

Puppy love vs true love
Once love, or rather, that which I thought was love
Swept me over
And had me racing up on a highway
I raced up and up
Till I reached...

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Categories: puppy, love,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member A Puppy named 'Pig' N A Puddle
Just a regular curbside puddle,
It really wasn't that big.
But it had the look of an ocean,
To a sweet little puppy named 'Pig.'

"Your paws might touch...

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Categories: puppy, dog, fear, humorous,
Form: Light Verse
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: puppy, angel, beauty, love,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member House On Memory Lane
Feeling nostalgic, I went back home
To a house on Memory Lane
A sentimental trip, through the years that have flown
To a three bedroom, small white, wood...

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Categories: puppy, memory, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Came By
I Came By…
(to see you)

You don’t see me. 
I see you, everyday. 
I am afraid to say hello. 
You may say good-bye. 

I just want...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: puppy, beautiful, chocolate, cinderella, heartbroken,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member The Teetotaler
In Ordinary Cups

The blades of winter grind into the ice
like blood on a bitten lip
two lovers spin and twirl
The days pass from teacup to teacup

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Categories: puppy, memory,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member Hocus Pocus
Hocus Pocus

Poets are like magicians.
They trick the heart into feeling, 
“things” they had no idea, were there at all. 

Sadly poets don’t always know how...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: puppy, 12th grade, abortion, abuse,
Form: Free verse
The Dog, the Pig and the Cat - repost
I thought I’d repost this because of the state of the world today and because 
it might help someone see things a little differently or...

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Categories: puppy, friendship,
Form: Rhyme

I wanted a brown Labrador, blonde and black ,
I love them all
But I had made up my mind, anxiously I sat waiting...

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Categories: puppy, death, dog, love,
Form: Rhyme
My Five Senses

The pitch the peak of senses piqued
each completely

Let me see

searching my memory 
biking down Laurier
locking eyes with a hawk flying in the opposite lane
is probably...

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Categories: puppy, senses, sensual,
Form: Narrative
So you fancy that you know the poet?
I for one, wouldn’t dare make that claim!
Poets have ventured where few men have been,
And the poet is...

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© Dean Wood  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: puppy, how i feel, poets,
Form: Verse
The Dog of my Life
Shakespearean Sonnet

I remember the day I picked you,
With your sweet little puppy dog eyes.
For my heart was searching for love too,
When I looked down and...

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Categories: puppy, best friend, fun, love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member An Evening with Snickers
Off his leash, he escapes,
diving under a chair.
Through each room of our house, 
he darts here; he darts there.

Little scamp can’t be caught.
He careens crazily.

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Categories: puppy, dog, , Lullaby,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Getting what I really wanted
I wanted
peanut butter and jam
But settled
for bread and butter
I wanted a puppy
but got a hamster instead
I wanted you to live forever
Until I wished you were...

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Categories: puppy, abuse, bullying, desire,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member On My Own
On My Own

It is early in the day for most. 
I am just going to sleep. ‘
This will make many people angry. 
But at times,...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: puppy, abortion, absence, abuse, addiction,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member How to write a love poem

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Categories: puppy, love, poetry, words,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Way Back Then When I Was Ten
I was shot by Cupid's tainted dart
And puppy love awakened my sleeping heart
Tried to impress with exaggerated tales
Mark the box letters sent through the mail


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Categories: puppy, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A New Girl
The kindly old man, had become irritable
Over the death of his wife
Not one iota of happiness left
Those golden years, ripped from his life
She had been,...

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Categories: puppy, animal, best friend, cheer
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Another One Down
Another One Down
And another one bites the dust. 

My friend, my neighbor, the lady next door, 
Rampant miscalculations of being too nice, 
two people...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: puppy, appreciation, betrayal, divorce, drink,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Of Love
How foolish humans are when puppy love
consumes us! It can happen any time -
most often in our childhood. Plenty of
such crushes happen long before our...

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Categories: puppy, love,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member At A Funeral
At a funeral we,                     ...

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Categories: puppy, dog, flower, friend, funeral,
Form: Free verse
Wish I was a snake slithering in the grass
     or a big black spider on a pane of glass
Or a cobweb...

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Categories: puppy, girl,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member When Nature Came To Life, Oh My
In the dog-days of summer, a long time ago
there were bear-hugging moments I often recall
It's like leafing through pages,  of a ram-shackle book,
for a...

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Categories: puppy, child, childhood, nature, summer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Angels Sing
Angels Sing

I hear them, 
all the time. 
When I pick up my child, 
and hold her close, 
her breath…
Harps; lovely,
and distant.

When I go to...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: puppy, angel, christmas, confidence, granddaughter,
Form: Free verse
The Old Dog
At a point where the old road meets the hill
and runs down the other side
There's an old tin shed that's standing, still
and a grave where...

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Categories: puppy, animal, death, dog, emotions,
Form: Ballad