Oodles of Doodles

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    This is dedicated to our 3 beloved labradoodles, Daphne, Niles and Max.  They can be a handful sometimes, but we love them very much.

    Oodles of Doodles


    I wake up every morning straddled by furry friends,
    Three mollycoddled canines,
    Braced firmly in my bed.

    It's hard to roll left, even harder to roll right,
    The covers are bottled around me,
    I'm like a bagworm swaddled tight.

    My bed is King Sized, pyramidal in width and height,
    How did they saddle up here?
    These ninjas of the night.

    I tug at every corner trying to loosen up their grip,
    But dare they budge a little,
    I'm afraid the sheet might rip.

    I finally break their hold and squirm out tentatively,
    They sure do like to cuddle,
    These spoiled bowwows fast asleep.

    It's hard to get angry with this caboodled clan,
    They're the cutest little threesome,
    Puppy, Mom and Dad.

    Daphne is the mother, her majesty, the Royal Queen.
    She's the elder Labradoodle,
    Nose nudgingly pristine.

    Niles the distinguished father comes from a finer brood,
    A Poodle that yields to others,
    Waiting patiently for his food.

    Max, now he's a handful, their offspring's still sewing seeds,
    He acts just like a puppy,
    Though he's the largest of the three.

    Coats as black as coal, Niles has a fringe of grey,
    Max is all jet black, with just a smidge of clay,
    Daphne likes to be coddled, her highness gets her way.

    Muddled pains in the canoodle, we love our Three Little Bears,
    Momma, Poppa and Baby, bundled puddles of loving care,
    Oodles of Doodles beyond compare.


    Copyright © May 2009
    Kevin Mooney

    kmm024
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    ChastePoet commented on Oodles of Doodles

    06-09-2010

    Great job. Yeah, I loved the cute picture and how it flowed. Nice job, and thanks for sharing.

    Savant commented on Oodles of Doodles

    11-06-2009

    One of the sweetest poems I have read. I can tell you love your dogs. I for one don't trust dogs, but this piece helps me appreciate those that have dogs and love them. My best friend had two great dane mastiffs and those guys were friggin cool. Would come and sit right in my lap. what the hell????? LOL.

    loveswar09 commented on Oodles of Doodles

    10-27-2009

    aw!!!! cute! :) it's so adorable. it makes me want to cuddle with my dog now. :)

    PenCatz commented on Oodles of Doodles

    10-20-2009

    Thats so cute! I love it! I will add it to my list of favorites

    1990lh commented on Oodles of Doodles

    10-20-2009

    awwwwww this was just beautiful i love they r soooooooo cute remind meof my dogs hehehe great job i can tell u really love them

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