My Puppy Loves Flowers

By Bruce Lansky b. 1941 Bruce Lansky
My puppy’s in the garden.
He loves to smell the flowers.
To help them grow my puppy always
sprinkles them with showers.

“My Puppy Loves Flowers” © 1991 Bruce Lansky. Reprinted from Kids Pick the Funniest Poems (© 1991 by Meadowbrook Creations) with permission from Meadowbrook Press.

Source: Kids Pick the Funniest Poems (Meadowbrook Press, 1991)

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Poet Bruce Lansky b. 1941

POET’S REGION U.S., Midwestern

Subjects Relationships, Pets, Activities, Gardening, Arts & Sciences, Humor & Satire


Bruce Lansky is an internationally known poet and anthologist. He has a passion for getting children excited about reading and writing poetry. Lansky's poetry books—including Mary Had a Little Jam; Peter, Peter, Pizza-Eater; If Kids Ruled the School; and Rolling in the Aisles—are currently among America's best-selling children's poetry books. He is also the editor of the middle-grade fiction series Girls to the Rescue and . . .

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SUBJECT Relationships, Pets, Activities, Gardening, Arts & Sciences, Humor & Satire

POET’S REGION U.S., Midwestern

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