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RIP Gabby

Started by djharper, 04/19/2010 09:21AM
Posted 04/19/2010 09:21AM Opening Post
A poem by Kate Barnes:

Why do you ask?

I can't make
any story
about my life

tonight. The house
is like an overturned
wastebasket;

the radio
is predicting
more rain.

I ask my dog
to tell me
a story, and she

never hesitates.
"Once upon
a time," she says,

"a woman lived
with a simply
wonderful dog..." and

she stops talking.
"Is that all?"
I ask her.

"Yes," she says,
"Why do you ask?
Isn't it enough?"
Posted 04/19/2010 09:53PM | Edited 04/19/2010 09:54PM #1
Its tough getting used to a dog being gone. But they remain with us forever really. Or close enough to forever for practical purposes.

They do not get jealous if you adopt another dog. Lots of dawgs need a home.
Posted 04/20/2010 04:36AM #2
I'm sorry for your loss. It's really tough when you realize how much joy dogs bring to a home.

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Posted 04/20/2010 08:41AM #3
I'm sorry to hear of your loss. I've always enjoyed your posts about Gabby.
Regards,
Christine

Sweet the coming on
Of grateful evening mild; then silent night
With this her solemn bird and this fair moon,
And these the gems of heaven, her starry train.
--John Milton