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  God to Dogs
by Mark M Lichterman
Tuesday, February 02, 2010
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   God to Dogs


I speak not of cats

for I know not of cats

but as for dogs

for dogs I know.


How, they must wonder,

do I live in heat

when winter winds howl?


How, they must wonder,

does this stuff I must drink

so magically appear

when my bowl no longer

runneth over?


How, they must wonder,

does this stuff I must eat

so magically appear

when my bowl no longer

runneth over?


How does the darkness

turn to light?

How does the light

turn to darkness?

How do the things

I play with magically appear?

How does my being

swell with love for

the godly giver

of warmth

of water

of food

of light

of love?


In the heart of a dog

the giver of warmth,

of food,

of water,

of light,

of  love,

in the heart of a dog

the giver

must be God.




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Reviewed by Patrick Granfors
Only in our minds. Doggies tell time,have uncanny hearing when the fridge door opens(from a hundred yards), manage to plaster your face with sopping wet fur immediately after emptying the drinking bowl with a shit eating grin on their face. They are love. Sweet poem Mark.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Beautiful write, Mark; well penned! I like this one! I really do!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader)
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
THIS. Is. GORGEOUS, Mark! You capture the spirit of Dog -- and of God -- beautifully in thought provoking lines. No wonder they call dog 'man's best friend.' All the canines of the world must be wagging their tails at this. Shoot, if I were a dog, *I* would be. Sooo enjoyed -- well done!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila
I have a dog and three cats Mark.....and there's no doubt in my mind they are the rulers in this household....giggle.....neat poem. Enjoyed it!

Reviewed by John Martin
Well Done!
Reviewed by Georg Mateos
My dog Kaiser was in heavens when he could sleep with his head over my right foot. He was a one hundred lean pounds Rex German Shepherd dog, so go figure my foot wasn't in heaven! (LOL) But if wife don't understood you...he did.


Reviewed by Rose Rideout
How beautiful Mark and I am sure they must wonder, when treated so well. I don't have a dog but I did at one time, however I do have a cat and she will let me know when she wants treats or ice put in her water, she talks a mile a minute and reminds me that it is bedtime. I am not God but I am one of His workers. Great write Mark.

Your Newfie Friend Hugs XOXO, Rose
Reviewed by TONY NERONE
This poem I enjoyed greatly. I am a Dog, and Cat lover. At the present time I only have 2 cats as pets. A dog would be out of the question because of my broken foot. But I really like this writing.

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