Patti Masterman


Some Ruff Conversation - Poem by Patti Masterman

I went for a walk in the meadow
And spied an old dog in the hay;
Now old dogs know old tricks much better-
And none is so tricky, as they.

I walked close, to peek at him sleeping
But nary a word would I say;
Cause when old dogs are sleeping dogs, dreaming-
Well it's better to let sleeping dogs lay.

I left him un-bothered and sleeping,
I left him passed out in the hay,
And went on my way, till the night time-
And hope every dog had his own day.

And should every day have it's own dog,
In this dog-eat-dog world where we be,
Just remember who lies down with dogs
Is bound to get back up with fleas.


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  • Silver Star - 3,319 Points Smoky Hoss (10/7/2013 5:53:00 PM)

    Excellent! ... and dawg-gone good too! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, September 29, 2013

Poem Edited: Monday, September 30, 2013


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