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Dogs of Brooklyn

4.0 of 5 stars 4.00  ·  rating details  ·  3 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Dogs of Brooklyn is Susie DeFord's fresh poetic narrative about her colorful life as a dog trainer and walker in Brooklyn, NY. "Susie DeFord's DOGS OF BROOKLYN is a high-energy homage to a neighborhood, a borough, and a city. It offers a lament for the city's "becoming like the suburban sprawl we all fled here to escape" while also standing as proof of the city's vitality, ...more
Paperback, 102 pages
Published December 21st 2011 by Dog Poet Laureate Press
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Kate
I love this. The poems are so visual and tactile, in fact, all senses are engaged. I know I am right there with Easy, Amelia, Fred, Pepper, Maggie, and the others. They are not just word pictures about the many dogs Susie DeFord has walked, trained, lived with, and about the cats she and her husband have also lived wth, and about the neighbors and the streets, no. These poems also speak her insides out. She is emotionally very generous.

As I began the book, I thought "I like these poems, some mo
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Lori
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Read 5/21/12 - 5/22/12
4 stars - Strongly recommended to NYCer's and Brooklynites, wanna-be NYCer's and Brookylnites, and dog lovers
Pgs: 92 (w/ photos)
Publisher: Dog Poet Laureate Press (self-published)

What happens when a professional dog walker from Brooklyn starts writing poetry? Dogs of Brooklyn happens, that's what.

Susie DeFord, owner of Susie's Pet Care, lover and walker of dogs big and small, self published this collection of poetry in December 2011. Offering up a fre
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