Friday, July 8, 2011

My Buddy



I carry pockets of treats
around the
neighbourhood,
hand them out to
all the dogs,
who wait for me
at their fences,
eyes trained
hopefully
on my driveway.
I buy extra toys
for Jasmine,
mail stuffies
to the dogs of
family and friends.
It’s all
because
I miss you,
Buddy,
and all the treats
and toys
and dogs
in the world
cant ease
or fill
that empty place
that belongs
to you alone:

My wolf-Pup.

7 comments:

  1. I love it when you post anything about Pup, though I understand how much you miss him. Bosco just loves the toys you sent him. He says, woof, thank you to Mommy's friend Sherry!

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  2. I completely understand this! I have 2 dogs, and I love them to death! I still miss the one that died several years ago and find myself thinking about the dog I had as a child quite often as well. We dog people really love our pups!

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  3. what a lovely way to remember Buddy! ♥ i was fortunate to have Jazz, a Maine Coon cat, as part of my family for 17 years. he's been gone for over 4 years but he visits me in my sleep sometimes. thank you for sharing. ♥ dani

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  4. I so wish my guy would visit me in my dreams, but he hasnt so far. He was such a Presence that he leaves a very big Absence behind.

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  5. AWww, that's so sweet. I can totally relate. I have my dogs and they're not with me. The only hurtful thing in owning a dog is knowing that you'd lose them soon. But that hurt is worth taking because of the pure love and great memories that you have shared with them.

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  6. Oh that is bitter sweet Sherry. A pet is an extension of family. My husband & I have lost 2 of the most beautifully natured dogs throughout the duration of our lives together & we still miss them and their unique personalities.

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  7. he is with you ... forever ... and one day you will feel again his love for you. I know this. Sweet boy.

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