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Friday, April 5, 2019

Dog Days- 5/30

April is National Poetry Month. I'm writing, I hope, a series of thirty poems about my favorite animal.  I'm calling my series "Dog Days." Tonight's poem came to me when I was walking my dog. It was nothing special, just our usual 20-30 minute jaunt around the neighborhood, but Star's tail was going like crazy the whole time. The phrase, "Tail Wag Worthy" came to me, and this poem followed when I got home. 

"Wag Worthy"

Evening walks
Serious talks,
Supper scraps
Comfy laps,
Dinner bowls,
Doggie pals
Booty rubs,
People hugs,
Wag worthy!

(C) Carol Wilcox, 2019

3 comments:

Teacher Dance said...

This is what makes me want another dog, Carol, just those 'serious talks' that are missed! Have a great weekend!

Elisabeth Ellington said...

This is perfect! The rhythms of the short lines capture the pure delight and joy of being a dog and finding so many things tail wag worthy!

Mary Lee said...

Perfection! Love the pairs!