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Mr. Nobody

Bronze Star - 7,010 Points (Timeless / Right Now, Right Here)

I Live Like a Dog


UP out of the slime of human existence
I live like a DOG without resistance

I see, hear, smell and sense what is NOW
Much more than the frog, Man or cow

I live like a dog, right here and now
Some might say my talk is Bow-Wow

I don't study the Moon, Sun nor tomorrow
No Time, always timeless
no time for yesterday's pain, sorrow

Now I'm aware of all that IS
I'm changing my name, more fitting it is

Ruffus Barklay Wagner or Rex for short
I'm here for the petting, the food and sport

That is all

out of doors
no walls

not even
cat calls

Ruff is my life
Wag in my game
Rex is my name
BOW-
W0W
insane?

Submitted: Friday, July 11, 2014
Edited: Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Topic of this poem: love


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  • Veteran Poet - 2,826 Points Rajnish Manga (12/15/2014 2:18:00 AM)

    This is indeed a powerful poem. It evokes laughter, it evokes remorse but does not evoke indifference. Its impact cannot be missed. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,898 Points Darlene Walsh (9/13/2014 6:01:00 PM)

    LOL I love dog stories and this one was very nice.
    'I'm here for the petting, the food and sport' does sound a bit like my dogs. But they are also here for their pack (family) , and don't forget the smells.

    Darla :) (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 2,239 Points Patricia Grantham (9/3/2014 4:14:00 PM)

    A funny and interesting write. Made me smile of course.
    A dog can be a mans best friend. Woof, woof! (Good) . (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 7,364 Points Sandra Feldman (7/13/2014 8:06:00 PM)

    One thing with you,
    Never a dull moment,
    Even a dog's life,
    You would make,
    A happy torment!

    Such a clever, witty poem.
    Loved it! (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 6,073 Points Neela Nath (7/12/2014 9:17:00 PM)

    Do you want to live your life keeping the basic things, without any finer feelings? It's a lovely poem.Your theme of write is widespread. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 8,809 Points Heather Wilkins (7/12/2014 2:51:00 AM)

    a very cute poem, it made me smile. Living a dog's life can be very good. I know some dogs that live better than people. (Report) Reply

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