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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.
Premium Member Our Christmastide Puppy
He's a black and white mixed breed dandy, at three months old, he was found wandering, malnourished, rescued by folks in their Yuletide benevolence, he was adopted by my daughter and son-in-law, my daughter named him Beau, his amber eyes...Read More
Categories: 7th grade, christmas, dog,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member bones shaken lose
skeletal remains bleached white in the sun shaken lose by dog startling his owner ...Read More
Categories: dog,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Refreshing Gift From God
sparkling replenishing bubbles of life circling splashes of iridescent purity reviving us with relative clarity waking our souls in an instant easily found in cool lakes at foot of mountains dribbling across rocks in joyful brooks ours for the taking, God’s...Read More
Categories: dog, water,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member secret stash somewhere
computer mouse gone the puppy is contrite hangs head with guilt remote is missing Buddy avoids our eyes secret stash somewhere ...Read More
Categories: dog,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member I weep for my Dearest Daisy
The whispers of your ghost are creaking near the bed Soft sighs from the darkness of the night's half moon light I hope you are near unwilling to move on just yet. The other dog feels it too...Read More
Categories: bereavement, dog, love,
Form: Free verse

DOG my dog is content with what it...Read More
Categories: dog, allegory, allusion, animal, cat,
Form: Light Verse
His Accident
The dog ran all over town, trying to cover up something brown....Read More
Categories: dog, funny, humorous,
Form: Couplet
Presents piled beneath the tree all are wrapped so skillfully Santa’s bringing me a pup how will Santa wrap him up! November or December Quatrain Poem Poetry Contest Rhyme scheme AABB Sponsored by Caren Krutsinger 11/18/21 ...Read More
Categories: christmas, dog,
Form: Quatrain
Good Boy
Good Boy We murdered our dog today. Or at least that’s how it feels. We say it’s for the best. We say he’s suffering. But, it feels like a pointless death. He ran into the vets office. A Good Boy with cancer. He...Read More
Categories: animal, cancer, death, dog,
Form: Free verse
Diving bouncing biting These things you love to do Flopping on the cushions Chewing them is good too Bounding round the corners Knocking head at every turn Scrapping with the pillows Food is what you yearn Sloppy licking kisses You place upon my...Read More
Categories: dog, fear, love,
Form: Rhyme
A four legged wonder
Turning around that day, I see... When a four legged wonder, walked with me... With glittery eyes, and a Lil damp nose... He walked inn...and became so close.. His paw imprints...filled our hearts with affection.. Steadily with time, he became...Read More
Categories: animal, devotion, dog, friend,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Living Vicariously Today
The golden is pulling her down the street She is flying behind him, but is still not fast enough. Her feet lightly hit the ground every once in a while. I watch them go, feeling their joy. Wishing I...Read More
Categories: dog, joy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member New Alpha Dog
Our home used to be calm. Sophie, our cocker spaniel set the pace. She was an only child. We were barely moving back then – sluggishly slow. Buddy arrived. A big goofy puppy. We are all racing around now. He is...Read More
Categories: dog,
Form: Prose Poetry
Tezabi Totay Tenu Khuda da vaasta Bovay agay na ghal Apnyan behna day yar Kery tenu tang kardy Tayray kery nahi marday Tenu khuda da vaasta Bovay agay na ghal Apnyan behna day yar Dagra ve tayray thoku Sain kinu kinu roku? Tenu khuda da...Read More
Categories: anger, bullying, dog, drug,
Form: Rhyme
We got him just a few weeks old With energy to burn But he was very brave and bold For lessons he would learn Named him Louie from the start And every day was new He ran and each day played...Read More
Categories: best friend, death, dog,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of Dog Poems

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