Mellifluous

There are quite a lot of sounds
that are pleasing to the ear
Mellifluous they may be called
Sweet and smooth to hear

For me, one in particular
made by a little chap
My small brown dog called ‘Obi’
and when he drinks with just a lap

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Photo – ‘Obi Wan-Kinobi’ looking gorgeous – Jempics

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Sunshine IV

Sometimes those sunshine moments
catch you unaware
when beams of warmth come calling
and find you waiting there
And you are in your element
as summer calls your name
The dulcet sound you’ve longed for
returns with life again

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Photo – the poet’s dog “Obi-wan Kinobi’ found by sunshine – Jempics

Dog

This week I have been writing
about an animal each day
So I think I’ll finish with the dog
and let them have their say
I mention this quite glibly
for in my house they’re loud
make their presence known with barks
of which they’re jolly proud

And when not barking they’re asleep
except when eating stuff
And then it’s back to sleep because
life as a dog is tough
But they need all of that energy
for the loving that they bring
And having them around the place
is close to everything

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Photos – (top) Obi Wan Kinobi (aged 2), (middle) Basil Fawlty (aged 15), (bottom) the boys – Jempics

The poet’s dog

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Curled up in a ball
and sleeping as I write
My faithful hound called ‘Obi’
is a lovely sight
He’s really happy snoozing
whilst I find words to say
But now and then looks up at me
to make sure I’m okay
So as a sort of accolade
with a cheer and little clap
I’ll write this poem for him
‘Cos he’s a lovely little chap

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A dog, the ‘force’ and a smile

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In a patch of yellow flowers
he sat and looked at me
panting in the sunshine
and acting playfully
He was quite content to sit there
long enough to take a snap
before running off and playing
for he’s a boisterous little chap

Obi-wan Kinobi
is his name (just by the way)
Given as he came to us
upon the fourth of May
“May the fourth be with you”
(think about it for a while)
For I am sure, just like our little dog
it’s bound to bring a smile

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(Photo – ‘Obi-wan Kinobi’ on Mill Hill, West Sussex – Jempics)

Obi (paws for thought)

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Obi (pronounced “Ohbee”)
has been with us for a year
He’s a little brown jack-russell
and he’s brought us lots of cheer
We’ve had him since he was a pup
all plump and paws and ears
And like our older dog we hope
that he will stay for many years

He’s forthcoming with his kisses
though he has some gnashers too
And when he gives a sideways glance
you know a nipping’s due
But mostly he’s just gorgeous
so much fun to have around
And apart from when he’s barking
he hardly makes a sound

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Day 15 in the ‘Blogging from A-Z challenge

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See also ‘Obi‘, ‘Obi’s Ears‘ and ‘My little dog

Waiting II

Precarious position
he sits there patiently
waiting as the world outside
passes by him silently
Entering his twilight years
his hearing lost to time
he may be going senile
but his eyesight is just fine
And although he’s slowing down
he knows his people still
so always waits for their return
by the front room windowsill

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