Minnie

by Peter Hobley
(Orlando FL USA)

Smiling and playing

Smiling and playing

I sat, looking at them all
captured by one
He said,"Take Minnie for a while
Get to know her."

But which one was Minnie?
The border collie?
Or one of the labs?

It didn't matter
I only wanted one
She took my eye
and stole my heart.

The black and brown mix,
what was her name?

So i walked, slouched to the kennels
To pick out this "Minnie"
and say goodbye to my new friend.

But, behold. He has opened the wrong kennel
That's where my mutt lives
Oh joy, SHE is Minnie.
My Minnie.

We worked and played
Shared hotel rooms and love
Never to be parted
To stay together till old and gray.

But she aged quicker than I
And we had one last trip
To the vet to say our goodbyes.

The lakes flooded down my face
And she was gone.
Her toys remain, memories, licks,
fights and love.
And now she is gone.

Comments for Minnie

Click here to add a comment

Minnie's Memory
by: Anonymous

I know your heart hurts now. You gave Minnie the best home ever, and she will see you again. Take care and smile at all the good times.

Click here to add a comment

Return to Your Dog's Memorial 2010

Recent Articles

  1. JuneBug, the Best Dog and Friend Ever

    There are so many things that I want you to know. I've always loved you. You know that because I told you that every day. When I dropped you off at Cheryl's

    Read More

  2. Sarek

    It's been nine long, long years and I feel every single day without you. To say that I miss you so much is an understatement. I will never forget you,

    Read More

  3. My lil. Lady Akira👑 7/4/09 -6/4/21

    Loving always so happy wagging her tail when she saw us. I will miss you dearly. You were loved and we'll take comfort in knowing we got to spend time

    Read More