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My Dog Taught Me This


Our little dog, Dockers, passed away four years ago. She was seventeen years old, and we had watched her age with a sadness tinged with awe. She was nearly blind, almost deaf, and even her keen sense of smell had faded, but her love and loyalty to me and Sherry were as strong and unwavering as ever. Read the rest of this entry »

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Precious Memories

My cousin Ed and I spent a lot of time together when we were kids and he’s like a brother to me. Of course, we live too far apart, and I don’t get to spend much time with him anymore, but life is what it is. Ed emailed me yesterday, with the sad news that his dog had died; she was only eight, and it was sudden and unexpected. Ed asked me if I could write a poem about her, and the following is what I came up with. Ed likes it, and I hope you enjoy it, too. You might want to have a tissue handy. Read the rest of this entry »

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