Tag Archives: rhyme

Manna…

When something fell from heaven, “Well! What’s this?” the small dog said, “If clouds are raining food, now, Could I have a steak instead?” A crow had dropped its breakfast And it landed on the grass, But seeing Ani’s interest … Continue reading

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Fragile

We glory in the beauty of the rose, Its petals decked in hues both dark and bright And pause, when summer’s zephyr softly blows, To breathe its perfumed essence with delight. For all too soon the petals gently fall Yet … Continue reading

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The Small Dog’s Remedy for Isolation Blues…

She says that it’s typical that I’ve stopped moulting, No furballs and hair rolling black and revolting Across her clean floors, floating into her dinner, I thought she’d be pleased, being onto a winner. She says it’s not fair that … Continue reading

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The small dog and the gardener…

The grass had grown, was far too long, My mower wouldn’t cope. What if I trimmed it down a bit? That might work. I could hope. I got the trimmer all set up, The dog would not go in, Just … Continue reading

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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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Back To The Park ~ Noah Weiss #writephoto

Today’s #writephoto, with the title “Wicker” on Sue Vincent’s website, gave me an idea of what to do. Thus, I will present you with a little segment of a play, complete with stage directions! ACT N, SCENE M. A field. [Enter CHERIE, … Continue reading

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Holiday season…

The trouble with going away is the work That needs doing before you depart, Between all the jobs and the livestock and sons… You must take a deep breath and take heart. ‘Cause the freezer needs filling with ready-cooked meals … Continue reading

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The cat flap…

The guy who’d been to fit the thing Had really got it wrong… It didn’t even look too good Nor was it very strong. He’d charged a fortune for it After which we’d had to wrangle With cats who didn’t … Continue reading

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The small dog on the warpath…

Outside it is cold As the winter draws in, There’s ice in the bird bath And frost on the bin. The birds are all hungry, So tending their needs, I put out some fat balls With peanuts and seeds. The … Continue reading

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Earworm…

To the tune of ‘Nobody loves me…’ * Nobody wants me, Everyone ignores me, Can I get the writers to bite? Putting the requests out All about a guest shout… But there’s not a writer in sight * Promise I … Continue reading

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