Run Free Big Guy!

by Cheryl Grange
(Buckinghamshire)

"My big old dog:
A heart-beat at my feet."

Fable 25/06/01 ~ 15/05/11

"Old Dog in a Locket"

Old dog in a locket,
That lays next to my heart;
I will always love you,
As I did right from the start.

You were right beside me,
Through the darkest of my days;
It was your kind and gentle nature,
That made me want to stay.

Now I hold you in my arms,
Your breath still warm against my hand;
Our hearts still beat together,
And I wonder if you understand.

Through the hours that I held you,
Before the light did leave your soul;
I knew a way to keep you,
Forever in my hold.

I snipped the hair from around your eyes,
So I would always see;
The beauty that surrounds me,
Even in times of need.

I snipped the hair from around your ears,
So I would always hear;
Music in the distance,
To quiet any fears.

I snipped the hair from across your back,
To bring me strength in time of need;
And the power of your essence,
Would always be with me.

I snipped the hair from around your heart,
That beat in time with mine;
So I would know that love would find me,
At some distant time.

And so, your life slipped out of mine,
On a quiet Spring-like day;
But I knew that a part of you,
Was always here to stay.

Old dog in a locket,
That lays next to my heart;
I will always love you,
Even though we had to part.


Run Free Old Fella~Love and Miss Ya!
xxxxx

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Thanks Guys
by: Anonymous

It's 3 months today since our Big Guy passed. Not a moment goes by when I don't think of him!

Stay safe Fable, until we meet again. Mummy luvs ya :0) xxx

Thinking of all heavenly puppies
by: Mark Henderson

RIP Fable. I will be thinking of Fable tomorrow when we memorialize and bury our Chocolate Lab Robert.

Sorry for your loss
by: Anonymous

Beautiful poem. I feel for you. I am grieving the loss of my Bernese Mountain dog who passed on yesterday, May 16th, 2011, at the age of 6 years old. It just won't be the same without him.

I wish you best.

Next to your heart
by: Joy, Uk

That is so beautiful. Bless you both.xx

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