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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

Howard Nemerov’s “The Historical Judas”

E.E. Cummings’ “Buffalo Bill’s”

William Wordsworth’s “My Heart Leaps Up”

George Herbert’s “Love III”