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Dog Poems | Examples of Dog Poetry

Dog Poems - Examples of all types of dog poetry to share and read. This list of dog poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of dog poetry. This list of works about dog is an excellent resource for examples on how to write dog poems.

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Premium Member Poplar Pathway
Struggling to recall grandchildren's names, you stammer in frustration, stars of your mind grew faint, in funereal shades of gray and black fading void, precious shards of memory, cannot be retrieved ~ yet, a beloved dog of childhood, running with a loll tongue, happily...Read More
Categories: age, dog, dream, journey,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member In My Dreams
The day had only just begun, The morning sun still on the rise, The clouds were almost few as none, White wisps shown in a clear blue sky, A day to delight anyone Who saw it with her own two...Read More
Categories: blue, clothes, dog, home,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dogs Bullied
Have the bulldogs, After their ordeal, Become slightly gaga?...Read More
Categories: abuse, dog,
Form: Questionku
Cry Key
When Lady Gaga's French bulldogs Stoked half-a-million squealing hogs The canine corps Knocked on her door With countless tails like pollywogs . . . ....Read More
Categories: dog,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The Orphan - BOTH Audio and Text - w-Illustration
While strolling past the window of a small department store, I spotted something I was not exactly looking for. The object of an almost never-ending small dispute, And I’d have simply walked away, had he not been so...Read More
Categories: dog,
Form: Narrative



Mister Stones
There was an old lady with a dog named Mister Stones For weeks the cupboard was bare, there was nothing but scones At long last, she had no choice but to cook the old pooch She wailed and...Read More
Categories: dog, fun,
Form: Limerick
A Walk in the Woods
A WALK IN THE WOODS Ode to a Beloved Pet I go for a walk through the woods today and Jack is by my side We find a place of calm and peace – he is the perfect...Read More
Categories: animal, dog, love, pets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member paper or plastic
Dog friendly shopping.....clean-up on aisle six. John G. Lawless 2/23/2021...Read More
Categories: dog, society,
Form: Monoku
Cynikos
Cynikos for Diogenes of Sinope, 4th century B.C. philosopher. ...Read More
Categories: dog,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Man's Best Friend -- BOTH Audio and Text
If you don't love dogs, you probably won't like this poem...my wife and I DO! Can’t believe I used to think - when I was very young - that dogs made poorer pets than cats and...Read More
Categories: dog, love, pets,
Form: Verse
My puppy
A puppy one day I brought home, A jack russell you are, You have beagle ancestors, Having the beagle droopy ears Your cute as can be, You have some funny ways, Dirty clothes you drag around, Rolling on my sons bed, Ripping the...Read More
Categories: dog, animal, best friend, cute,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THEY DON'T FEEL IT LIKE WE DO
The animals are a gift from God, As a servant to Mankind. From them we get some food and clothes, In them companions find. They bow down to our sovereignity, Accept our scraps as gifts. The slightest bit of gentleness, Their lonely...Read More
Categories: animal, cat, dog, friendship,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Like Dog, Like Master
Morphis’ dog has him quite upset, so he takes him to the local vet. “Doctor, the dog’s behavior is...well... to put it bluntly, grossly sexual: He humps on just about everything. Frankly, it’s quite embarrassing.” “Not to worry,” says the...Read More
Categories: dog, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Dogs Know
My dog’s behavior disconcerts other dog owners he meets; the more so when he inserts his nose where they deem indiscreet. Some owners get vociferous calling my dog’s behavior lascivious. And yet, these same people, I dare say, use their eyes...Read More
Categories: dog, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member pure magic
showers her with joy lets her forget the world AP: Honorable Mention 2021 Posted on February 17, 2021 (thought I had posted earlier)...Read More
Categories: animal, dog, joy, love,
Form: Haiku

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