Category Archives: Dogs in Poetry

Books About Dogs, Suggested By Readers

‘UNLEASHED: POEMS BY WRITERS’ DOGS’ edited by Amy Hemple and Jim Shepard (Three Rivers Press, 1995). The editors write:“There is a tradition of writing in the voice of a dog that begin, as best we can tell, with Alexander Pope … Continue reading

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DOG SONGS: POEMS (Book Review)

Dog Songs: Poems By Mary Oliver Reviewed by Don Messerschmidt The subtitle to this little book is ‘Thirty-five Dog Songs and One Essay’, which is a start at telling you what’s in it. The start-off poem goes like this: How … Continue reading

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