Hello. I’m Jay Ruud and I’m glad you’re here.

Jay Ruud’s Poetry With Dogs

My lovely wife and I have dogs. We take our dogs for walks. I recite poetry to my dogs. The dogs enjoy the poetry, and the walking.

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David Berman’s “Imagining Defeat”

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Philip Larkin’s “This Be the Verse”

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Denise Levertov’s “What Were They Like”