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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.
Our dog died today 20...Read More
Categories: animal, death, dog,
Form: Haiku

Old Dog's last Thanksgiving
Old dog's last Thanksgiving feast Swedish Meatballs...Read More
Categories: animal, dog, thanksgiving day,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Dog advise
Be sure to stick that head out the windows of your life. It's okay to bark but don't dare bite.. A roll in the mud brings a sensory delight.. Guard your family every day and every night.. Greet strangers...Read More
Categories: animal, dog,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member footsteps
footprints in snow where it gathers in winter making everything shine bright white but these footprints are just like mine was it earlier I walked this exact frozen place or was it another who matched my steps left in the snow searching for home also maybe,...Read More
Categories: dog, lost, winter,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Queen Bella
My sweet Bella, she is a queen! The most loyal dog I have ever seen I adopted her many years ago She recently had surgery, she’d like you to know! She’s very smart, now she’s dancing and free Spreading happiness...Read More
Categories: dog, love,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Would we Kill You
I look at the dog who has lost control She won’t wear doggie diapers to save her soul I said to my husband we have to put her down. A more empathetic dog man cannot be found What if...Read More
Categories: death, dog, pain,
Form: Quatrain
Angry Dog
The angry dog is big and mean He is strong, agile and lean His bark is high and gives a fright As it carries through the night Touch his food and see him raise His attack is a surprise Jaws a...Read More
Categories: animal, dog,
Form: Rhyme
Value Loyal Companions
Puppies separated from the pack, their own kind, Separated from his family too with the dogs belonging he can find. Without their pack dogs stand vulnerable to external forces, A man and his dogs both become separated from...Read More
Categories: dog, humanity,
Form: Rhyme
End is Near
old dog end is near does she know...Read More
Categories: animal, dog,
Form: Haiku
Cleaning Day
old dog finally settles down cleaning day...Read More
Categories: animal, dog,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Lullu
Loyal Unconditional love Lovable Lively Upbeat...Read More
Categories: death, dog, tribute,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member PROFANITY
Profanity can be useful If you know how to use it Oh my goodness The prettiest positively proud Puppy did leave a gift on The living room floor oh sh@$!! This ...Read More
Categories: abuse, dog, language,
Form: Alliteration
Yellow Dog
yellow dog stands in grocery door enjoys air conditioning...Read More
Categories: animal, dog,
Form: Haiku
Dog Martial Artist
old dog better than I does taiji...Read More
Categories: age, animal, dog,
Form: Haiku
Striking Dog
old dog on strike again wants tuna...Read More
Categories: age, animal, dog,
Form: Haiku

Specific Types of Dog Poems

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Definition | What is Dog in Poetry?