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My Pal Oreo
by Dawn Huffaker

Thursday, June 19, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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This is a poem for a very special friend.

My Pal Oreo


I have a little poodle

Who’s named Oreo.

As you can guess,

He’s black –

Like dark chocolate,

With white –

Vanilla frosting,

On his chest and chin.


Ball is the game

Of his heart.

He’ll play

For hours on end.

Then, when tired,

Oreo will cuddle up

With Mom or I

Like a child

Who’s fast asleep.


Oreo rides often

In my electric wheelchair.

He’ll beg at my knee

For Mom to set him

Behind me.

I’ll drive him around

While I’m doing things.

Oreo rests his chin

On my left shoulder

To see where we are going.


Poodles are loyal

And smart.

Oreo barks when

Something’s amiss.

If I need help

And I holler,

He’ll bark to make sure

My mom’s heard.


My pal Oreo

Brings such love and joy

To our house

Each and every day!


2008 © Dawn L. Huffaker

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Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 8/5/2012
Dawn I LOVE your poem and Oreo sounds like a delightful little companion, there are no dogs like Poodles!
Reviewed by Geoff M. Pope (Reader) 1/13/2010
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 7/7/2008
Sweet! Coincidentally, I found a kitten while cycling a while ago. I put it on my shoulder and took it home. I named it "Oreo." Sadly, it did not stay long. I hope it found its way back home. Thank you for sharing this, Dawn. Love and peace,

Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 6/22/2008
Love, joy and companionship is what it is all about. Oreo sounds like such a heaven sent gift that one could hold, hug and kiss all day long. As you write I can sense all the happiness Oreo brings to you and you to Oreo. Both of you have been truly blessed.....

Be always safe,
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 6/20/2008
You honor your pal very well, and what marvelous friends they can be!
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 6/20/2008

Your service dog is your special companion - always good to have a friend! Unconditional love and hours of entertainment. Well done.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 6/20/2008
NICE!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle 6/19/2008
This is so cute.Oreo brings you much joy which makes him delicious to your happiness.

Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 6/19/2008
Sweet write and pic; pets make the world much nicer, don't they?? Adorable!

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