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Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash. Leonard Cohen

Sunday, February 1, 2015

The Boys

My boys, Soni and Puck
Furry bundles of cuddles, so easy to please
The smallest things make them happy
Tails wagging with glee for throwing their toys
They turn this cynical girl sappy
My dogs
Snuggly, warm, wonderful, sweet bed hogs!
My boys
I'd give them anything because
they give love with abandon and ease
My gifts with four paws!

submitted for Imaginary Garden With Real Toads, Flash 55 Plus, Robert Herrick Stanza

14 comments:

Other Mary said...

Awwwww - all I can do is second that! My little dog, Otis, is sitting next to me as I read blogs this snowy afternoon, and I don't know what I'd do without him.

Mama Zen said...

This is so true!

Fireblossom said...

Amen! and WOOF!

Björn Rudberg said...

Cute little faces.

hedgewitch said...

55 Shades of Fur! That sums up the joy we get from the uncomplicated love of dogs--they are the best! Even when they're bed-hogs. ;_)

Grace said...

They are so cute ~

Marian said...

Awesome.

Kerry O'Connor said...

You don't have to convince this dog-lover that every word is true and from the heart.

Susie Clevenger said...

They are so adorable! Such a cute poem in their honor!

Susan said...

Fun poem: "They turn this cynical girl sappy" Love that.

Magaly Guerrero said...

We can't help but adore those souls that remind us that not all is lost... even if it looks that way sometimes.

What lovely pups!

Kenn Merchant said...

They look a lot nicer than my neighbors dogs. I bet they are better behaved and well mannered too. My neighbors dogs bark, well, more like yap, all the time. Slightest bit of noise sets them off like squeak toys.

grapeling said...

cuppla characters, looks to me :) ~

Sherry Blue Sky said...

Oh you know how much I love this. No one loves us better than our dogs do. Such joy.