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August 8th, 2009, 04:57 PM
Sorrow fills a barren space;
you close your eyes and see my face
and think of times I made you laugh,
the love we shared, the bond we had,
the special way I needed you -
the friendship shared by just we two.

The day's too quiet, the world seems older,
the wind blows now a little colder.
You gaze into the empty air
and look for me, but I'm not there -
I'm in heaven and I watch you,
and I see the world around you too.

I see little souls wearing fur,
souls who bark and souls who purr
born unwanted and unloved -
I see all this and more above -
I watch them suffer, I see them cry,
I see them lost, I watch them die.
I see unwanted thousands born -
and when they die, nobody mourns.

These little souls wearing fur
(Some who bark and some who purr)
are castaways who - unlike me -
will never know love or security.
A few short months they starve and roam,
Or caged in shelters - nobody takes home.
They're special too (furballs of pleasure),
filled with love and each one, a treasure.

My pain and suffering came to an end,
so don't cry for me, my person, my friend.
But think of the living - those souls with fur
(some who bark and some who purr) -
And though our bond can't be broken apart,
make room for another in your home and your heart.

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August 8th, 2009, 06:40 PM
That is beautiful Shaykeija. :cry: Thank you for sharing. You sure do your part. :grouphug:

August 8th, 2009, 08:35 PM
awww thanks. I was feeling a little depressed today. Went to out pound and visited some dogs and cats. Was checking for older dogs that I could pull and get homes for. No old ones today. Not too many dogs but a lot of cats... :sad:. I cry every time I leave there. All those faces behind bars. Kills a little piece of my heart every time.

August 9th, 2009, 09:29 AM