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. For a full chronological list of the ore than 250 poems contained here, consult this list! Poetry With Dogs

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From Matt Rasmussen’s “Elegy in X Parts”

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Stacey Margaret Jones’ “Meditation”

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John Keats’ “Ode on Melancholy”

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Howard Nemerov’s “The Historical Judas”

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E.E. Cummings’ “Buffalo Bill’s”