There are many who say that a dog has his day,
And a cat has a number of lives;
There are others who think that a lobster is pink,
And that bees never work in their hives.
The Collected Works of Dylan Thomas (Courtesy of Australia’s Project Gutenberg – where copyright expires 50 years after the death of the author)
Not in that collection, though, is the first poem Dylan Thomas ever published, at age 11. The Song of the Mischievous Dog (Scroll down to the third page.)