Shawn L. Bird

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poem- love sick June 16, 2014

Filed under: Poetry,poodles — Shawn L. Bird @ 9:36 am
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The dog has been slurping in the toilet

He saunters down the hall,

water dripping from his muzzle,

stops beside me, gazing adoringly,

and kisses my arm with long wet strokes.

As he flops to clean his privates,

I go off in search of soap.


33 Responses to “poem- love sick”

  1. Babu Suresh Says:

    Lovely…. πŸ™‚

  2. clarissa415 Says:

    We dog owners have strong white blood cells πŸ™‚

  3. Short, sweet and tender. Loved it.

  4. Ezekiel Fish Says:

    Hilarious. I love it!

  5. Ha! Dogs are such weird people! πŸ™‚

  6. Nature at its most normal. Humorous but truthful post. First laugh of the day for me. Peace.

  7. This was perfect…and illustrates absolute love both for and from our dogs, soap notwithstanding.

  8. Elouise Says:

    grossly gorgeous! That’s what he is. So sweet.

  9. Love it, captures a big sloppy dog πŸ™‚

  10. How true. We love them enough to accept their love and look for soap. Blessings to you, Shawn…

  11. syl65 Says:

    Those affectionate licks of love, who could resist?

  12. Bookgirl Says:

    Its when they lick you on the mouth that you really start to worry. πŸ™‚

  13. Ginz Says:

    Haha – I bet you do! Love the reality hit of this and sadly so true :/

  14. sahem62896 Says:

    luckily my boys are too small to drink from the toilet… even so I know where that tongue has been. πŸ™‚

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