Valerie Worth

(1933 - 1994 / Pennsylvania / United States)

Dog - Poem by Valerie Worth

Under a maple tree
the dog lies down,
Lolls his limp
Tongue, yawns,
Rests his long chin
Carefully between
Front paws;
Looks up, alert;
Chops, with heavy
Jaws, at a slow fly,
Blinks, rolls
On his side,
Sighs, closes
His eyes: sleeps
All afternoon
In his loose skin.

Topic(s) of this poem: dog

Comments about Dog by Valerie Worth

  • Chinedu Dike (12/25/2014 11:34:00 AM)

    A nice piece on man's most faithful friend. Thanks for sharing. Please read my poem MANDELA - THE IMMORTAL ICON. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 25, 2014

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