Tag Archives: Notes from a small dog

Out now! Doggerel: Life with the Small Dog…

I dream of literary heights, Of poetry and fancy’s flights… Of philosophical debates And tales the inner heart relates. She dreams of tennis balls in flight, Of sneaking cuddles in the night, Of muddy walks and open gates And chicken … Continue reading

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The small dog suffers …

I tap away, I’m in full flow when, from her perch beside me, The small dog reaches out a paw and touches me to chide me. “Do you not love me any more? Perhaps you can’t abide me? Oh, writer … Continue reading

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Blogger vs Dog

Being the new year, everyone seems to be doing the retrospective thing, but I was determined not to do a ‘top ten posts of the year’. For a start, the writephoto prompt posts do pretty well, and a fair few … Continue reading

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Blackmail #midnighthaiku

Anxious excitement All eager expectation Will win every time Emotional blackmailer Knows every trick in the book  

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The small dog’s revenge…

I must do the floor, I thought, in some despair, The small dog is moulting,and shedding her hair. She’s out in the garden, so if I am quick, And just whip the vac out, that should do the trick. She’s … Continue reading

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The asymmetric small dog (or half a job well done…)

We all know the saga of Ani’s ablutions, How often I’ve tried, and run out of solutions, When dog into bathtub‘s a futile equation Regardless of bribery, guile or persuasion. A bath was required, I needed an answer, ‘Cause all … Continue reading

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“Who me?”

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The Black Beast

I did the housework. I restored all the cushions to their proper places. Ani, however, rearranged them. She disapproves of neatness I think. This, as readers of Notes from a Small Dog will know, is no regimented dog. She has … Continue reading

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