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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

From Matt Rasmussen’s “Elegy in X Parts”

Stacey Margaret Jones’ “Meditation”

John Keats’ “Ode on Melancholy”

Howard Nemerov’s “The Historical Judas”