Jonathan Karanja

Rookie - 2 Points (Nairobi)

The ‘Dog’, Man's Best Friend


Barking “dogs” seldom bite, so said the British,
Yet dogs are pals most dear to man,
Man can afford to his pet dog appear uppish,
To every poodle, is every upstanding owner like a Napoleon,
Hence the popularity unanimous of dogs, however brutish,
But not so to thieves, who take what they don’t own,
Inasmuch as ‘hounds’ are good friends to mankind,
Thieves and property filchers tremble at their bark,
‘Course one can’t expect a dog to thieves be kind! ,
Rather, they will at scent of criminals attack,
Therefore this is a warning to crooks and thieves,
To cease wrong-doing and not hurl insults at the honest,
What transpires in the dark will to the fore emerge,
So we must not harshly our neighbours judge.

Submitted: Thursday, September 05, 2013
Edited: Saturday, September 14, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Form:


Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

They say that when life deals out lemons make lemonade out of them (lemons) . I was once insulted, so I just made 'lemonade' out of the not-so-bitter situation.

Comments about this poem (The ‘Dog’, Man's Best Friend by Jonathan Karanja )

There is no comment submitted by members..

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. If, Rudyard Kipling
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  5. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  6. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  7. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  8. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  10. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
[Hata Bildir]