The perfect gift for dog lovers everywhere—a heartwarming and hilarious collection of sixty-four haikus and gorgeous color photographs celebrating man’s best friend.
From the perks of face licking to considering what constitutes a good boy, these charming and laugh-out-loud funny haikus take us into the minds of our beloved pets. Capturing the quirky personalities of our dogs and their unique bond with us and illustrated throughout with adorable color photographs of dogs of all shapes and sizes, What I Lick Before Your Face is a fun and loving celebration of the canine spirit.
Playing I do not believe That your fixation with my Playing Dead is fine
Standing I sometimes feel bad That I don’t get as happy Whenever you sit
The Outside Bell It is very rude That you don’t call out in joy When people arrive
Jamie Coleman has been looking deeply into the eyes of dogs for many years. He works in publishing and lives in south London with his wife, son, and a lurcher called Scout. This is his first collection of poetry.