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Sunday, September 15, 2013

My Dog's Poems

My dog is sleeping with poetry,
He dreams of the poem's beat.
He's chasing a rabbit, a bird, a deer.
You can tell by his moving feet.

The poems with animals are
the ones he likes the best.
His dreams are of poetry
each time he takes a rest.

     Name an animal or an object.  Now what kind of poetry would it like to hear?  What kind of poems would a carrot want? How about a rock?  Can you write a poem about that today.


  1. What a good idea.
    And I had just read the last will and testament written by a dog... I
    L Y

  2. Joy,
    This could inspire a picture book showing the poetry beat of a dog's dream. I imagine it something like the Bear Hunt activity. You are SO clever. If I were an agent, I'd scoop you up!